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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 550

CHRONOSCOPE JUMP HOUR DESK CLOCK E. Gübelin, Lucerne, Robert Cart S.A., Le Locle, Swiss Patent No. 130191. Made circa 1935. Fine and rare, black and white onyx, lapis lazuli and enamel, eight day going, jump-hour, Chronoscope desk clock.

C. Circular white onyx with black onyx horizontal central section, lapis-lazuli ball feet on a black onyx rectangular base, matte blue enamel bezel. D. Frosted and silvered with outer Arabic minute ring and red glass triangular pointer and digital hour aperture below chapter "60", the centre engine-turned in a sunburst pattern. M. 24"', eight day going, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed E. Gübelin, dial with Robert Cart?s patent Number. Dim. 13 x 13.5 x 5.3 cm.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,200 - 5,300 / EUR 2,500 - 4,200

Sold: CHF 3,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-24

Good

Slightly chipped

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original