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The Ritz-carlton Hotel, Hong-kong, Jun 08, 2002

LOT 19

Ilbery, London, No. 1324, hallmarked 1820, made for the Oriental market.Very fine and rare 18K gold, agate and enamel, pair-cased center-seconds stop-watch.

HKD 47,000 - 62,000

EUR 6,500 - 9,000 / USD 6,000 - 8,000

C. Outer: two-body, the back a single choice piece of agate, set within a gold bezel painted with a floral pattern en ronde bosse on a light blue enamel background, matching front bezel, diamond-set thumb-piece. Inner: two-body, "bassine", polished, gilt brass dust cap. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute and second divisions with five-minutes/seconds Arabic markers. Gold "beetle and poker" hands. M. 45.3 mm., hinged, gilt full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escpement, plain steel balance with flat balance spring, single-footed cock with diamond endstone.Signed on the movement and dust cap. Diam. 63 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3 - 47
Movement: 3 - 13*
Dial: 3 - 17 - 01


For a biography of William Ilbery, see lot 398.