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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 137

Jeannot, Genève, No. 18757, circa 1880.Fine 18K gold, keyless watch for the Spanish market with original fitted box and two extra original dials.

CHF 3,500 - 4,500

USD 2,000 - 2,600

Sold: CHF 7,245

C. Four-body, 'forme deux filets', engine-turned back centered by an oval cartouche in blank surrounded by a delicate floral engraving, elaborate engine-turning inside, reeded band, each bezel double reeded, hinged glazed cuvette. D. Silver with multicolored gold applied floral decoration, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued-steel 'spade' hands. M. 19???, nickel, barrel bridge with fine spotting decoration, the rest in 'fausses côtes' decoration, straight-line, calibrated lever escapement,cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued-steel Breguet balance spring, jeweled to the 3rd wheel, with endstones on the entire escapement, gold train, pin-set.Signed on dial and box, numbered on the case and the box.Diam. 54 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4 - 5 - 01


In its original box with two extra enamel dials, one black, the other white, with two pairs of extra hands, one gold set with stones, the other blued-steel 'spade'. Jeannot, according to Jaquet and Chapuis in their Technique and History of the Swiss Watch, set up a business in Barcelona.Accompanied by the original box.