Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 47

Drocourt, Paris, circa 1880.Fine gilt brass and painted on porcelain hour and half-hour striking clock with hour repeat.

USD 2,000 - 2,500

EUR 1,800 - 2,300

Sold: USD 3,220

C. "corniche-type", rectangular, side and front with porcelain panels painted with couples, hinged glazed back and top, C-shaped engraved gilt brass handle. D. porcelain, gilt Roman numerals, gilt outer minute track. Blued steel "spade" hands, center painted with a cherub, below a park with a lake and a round summer house. M. rectangular, 86 x 61 mm, double train, going barrels, platform with lateral calibrated lever escapement with the lift on the pallets, bi-metallic balance with brass screwsflat balance spring, rack-type striking on a bell, repeating activated through small pushbutton on the top of the case. Punched with the maker's trademark on the movement.Dim. Height 123 x 83 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-49-58


Service case

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original