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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 145

Le Vicomte Swiss. made circa 1790. Fine, gold and enamel pocket watch with a very fine and heavy gold, enamel, ruby and pearl-set chatelaine in the form of the coat of arms of a Vicomte with gold and enamel seal and key en-suite.

C. Two-body, Directoire, the back with royal blue translucent guilloche enamel over sunray engine turning, central gold paillon flowers, outer border of green champleve enamel leaves within white enamel borders, bezel decorated to match. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer dot minute divisions and Arabic fifteen-minute numerals. Gold hands. M. 33 mm., matte gilt, full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, brass balance, flat balance spring, continental cock with polished steel endplate, silvered regulation dial. Diam. 44 mm.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

USD 7,600 - 9,800 / EUR 5,700 - 7,300

Sold: CHF 15,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original