The Private Collection of Theodor Beyer

Hotel Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Nov 16, 2003

LOT 74

Presentation Watch. Musy Padre e Figli, Torino, No. 97679 made for the Italian royal family, circa 1890. Very fine 18K gold and painted on enamel, diamond-set "chronomètre".

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

EUR 5,200 - 6,500 / USD 6,000 - 7,400

Sold: CHF 16,100

C. Four-body, "bassine", back very finely decorated with multicolored champlevé enamel and diamond-set coat of arms of the Italian royal family, representing an eagle and the Savoy crest, gold hinged cuvette.D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 42.8 mm (19'''), frosted gilt, 20 jewels, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, wolf-tooth winding wheels.Signed on the cuvette.Diam. 50 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-47-51


Period crown

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-14-01



HANDS Original