Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 148

Swiss, No. 11658, circa 1880, made for the Cuban market, retailed by I. Ismael Billordo.Fine and rare, 18K gold, two-train watch with independent dead seconds.

USD 2,000 - 2,500

EUR 1,800 - 2,300

Sold: USD 2,415

C. four-body, "bassine et filets", polished gold, enamel monogram, engraved coat of arms, gold hinged cuvette. D. white enamel, black radial Roman numerals, outer fifth second scale , Arabic five minutes. M. 16''', nickel, "fausses côtes" decoration, straight-line counter poised lever escapement, 27 jewels, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold mean and temperature screws, blued-steel Breguet balance spring, jeweled to the center with endstones on the entire escapement, independent deadseconds by means of two-flirt wheel acting on a small pinion mounted on the escape wheel arbor, activated by a button at the band.Case signed.Diam. 51 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6


Slightly oxidized

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original