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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 226

CHRONO-MICROMETER Swiss, No. 101593. Made for the English market, the case with Chester hallmarks for 1889-90. Rare and unusual, 18K gold, keyless pocket watch with patent chronograph and 30-minute register of uncommon construction. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost chronograph track divided into fi fths with fi ve-minute Arabic numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds, 30-minute register with the hand rotating counterclockwise. Blued steel hands. M. 42 mm., frosted gilt, 3/4-plate, 14 jewels, lateral counterpoised lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, patented chronograph mechanism. Diam. 50 mm.

HKD 10,000 - 15,000

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

Sold: HKD 12,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-73-01


ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Chipped under bezel,not visible when closed

HANDS Original