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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 02, 2000

LOT 36

A. & L., Swiss, circa 1890.Fine silver and silver gilt, keyless watch with digital jumping hours and minutes, A. Kaiser system, patented on 24 February 1885.

CHF 1,600 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 2,300

C. Four-body, massive, ?bassine et filets?, the band with Greek decoration, bezel and back with cast gilt foliage decoration in a Renaissance pattern, gold blank escutcheon applied to the centre of the back. Hinged silver cuvette. D. White enamel with light azure border and silvered foliage decoration apertures for hours and minutes, subsidiary seconds. M. 18???, gilt brass, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring.Signed on the dial.Diam. 53 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4


Movement: * 3
Dial: 4 - 13 - 01


The Kaiser patented hour and minute digital display system was mainly used by Cortebert and the International Watch Co.