The Private Collection of Theodor Beyer

Hotel Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Nov 16, 2003

LOT 70

Geneva, circa 1900. Very fine 18K gold and enamel diamond-set keyless pendant form watch in the shape of a beetle with a blue enameled chain.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

EUR 6,500 - 7,800 / USD 7,400 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 9,200

C. Four-body, spring-loaded wings, translucent blue enamel over engine-turning graduating from light to dark and set with rose-cut diamonds, opening to reveal the dial, neck and head set with diamonds, the eyes with sapphires, gold glazed cuvette. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel hands.M. 15.8 mm (9'''), gilt, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring.Dim. Length 55 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-48


Later crown

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original