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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 162

SWISS MINUTE REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Swiss, No. 2354. Made for the English market, circa 1900. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic numerals at 5 minute intervals and 1/5th of a seconds divisions, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel spade hands. M. Frosted gilt, 17 jewels, three-quarter plate, jeweled to the third wheel, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band, chronograph work on the dial plate. Case numbered. Diam. 53 mm.

HKD 24,000 - 40,000

USD 3,000 - 5,000 / EUR 2,400 - 4,000

Sold: HKD 28,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-24-01

Good

Slightly chipped

HANDS Original