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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 77

TOUCHON MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Touchon & Co., Genève, in partnership with Wittnauer & Co., Switzerland, No. 136698. Made in the 1920s. Fine and rare, thin, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold dress watch.

C. Four-body, polished, semi-concealed hinge. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Matte champagne with black champleve dauphine numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Black Breguet hands. M. Cal. 17???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 5 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial and movement signed Touchon & Co., case also signed Wittnauer & Co., Switzerland. DIAM. 46 mm. Property from an American Collection

USD 2,000 - 3,000

HKD 15,000 - 23,000 / CHF 1,900 - 2,900

Sold: USD 5,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01



HANDS Original