Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 25, 2003

LOT 309

Longines, Swiss, No. 1838491, expressly produced for Emilio Ciceri Mendoza circa 1900.Very fine, hunting-cased, keyless, 18K pink gold dress watch with a richly decorated case.

USD 650 - 1,250

Sold: USD 650

C.four-body, "bassine", case entirely decorated in relief with floral and foliate pattern, gold hinged cuvette. D. white enamel with painted and stylized Arabic numerals, outer minute ring, recessed subsidiary seconds. "Spade" pink gold hands. M. Cal. 19''', nickel, damascened, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with screws, blued steel flat balance spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 50 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


The medals on the cuvette refer to various Grand Prix awards won by Longines in Anvers in 1885, Brussels in 1897 and in Paris 1889 and 1900.