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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 146

Ageron ? Royal Blue Ageron a Paris, no. 228. made circa 1750. Very fine 20k Gold, Enamel and Diamond-set Pocket Watch.

C. Two-body, ?Louis XV?, casemaker?s initials JS, the back decorated with translucent royal blue guilloche enamel, central engraved motif highlighted in green enamel with white enamel `pearls`, outer white enamel `pearl` border and further border with royal blue champleve enamel stylized leaves, the bezel decorated to match, diamond-set thumb pieces. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with large five-minute Arabic numerals, winding aperture at 2 o?clock. Diamond-set hands. M. 32 mm, hinged, frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, brass balance with flat balance spring, continental cock, silvered regulation dial. Movement signed. Diam. 41 mm.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

USD 2,200 - 4,400 / EUR 1,800 - 3,600

Sold: CHF 1,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-24


Slightly chipped

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original