Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 45

GOLD ALARM WATCH Swiss, No. 1006. Made circa 1880. Fine and rare, 18K gold, two-train keyless pocket watch with alarm.

CHF 1,800 - 2,800

USD 2,000 - 3,000 / EUR 1,500 - 2,300

Sold: CHF 3,000

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, polished. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic 15-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds and alarm setting dials. Gold spade hands. M. 44 mm., nickel plated, radial decoration, two barrels wound clockwise for the going and anti-clockwise for the alarm, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 53 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Higher grade Swiss alarm watches fi tted with a gold case are rare.