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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 147

Cortello & Fils ? Grande & Petite Sonnerie Clockwatch Cortello & Fils à Genève. made circa 1850. Very fine and extremely rare, large, 18K gold, two-train, Grande and Petite sonnerie clockwatch.

C. Four-body, scroll and flower chased bezels, pendant and bow, engine-turned back, coin-edge band with selection lever for grande or petite sonnerie and another for silence. Hinged gold engine-turned and foliate engraved cuvette with champleve enamel inscription oft he technical details. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gold Breguet hands. M. 47 mm., matte gilt, 10 jewels, two-train, standing barrel for the going train, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking on two square-section polished steel gongs. Cuvette signed. Diam. 52.5 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 8,500 - 13,000 / EUR 6,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 10,625

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original