The Private Collection of Theodor Beyer

Hotel Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Nov 16, 2003

LOT 91

Pochelon Freres, Genève, No. 14775, circa 1920. Very fine 18K gold, keyless minute-repeating dress watch.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

EUR 2,600 - 3,900 / USD 3,000 - 4,400

Sold: CHF 5,060

C. Four-body, "bassine", polished, hinged gold back. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute track, outermost red Arabic 13-24 hours, sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. M. 44 mm. (21'''), rhodium-plated, Geneva Quality Hallmark , 31 jewels, calibrated straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, wolf tooth winding, repeating on gongs through activating slide in the band.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 50 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-14-01



HANDS Original


Pochelon Frères are recorded rue du Rhône, 32, in 1924."Dictionnaire des horlogers genevois", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, 1998.