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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 294

Berthoud à Paris, (Swiss), circa 1820.Fine 18K gold quarter repeating watch with automaton Jacks.

CHF 4,000 - 5,000

USD 2,200 - 2,800

Sold: CHF 8,050

C. Three-body, Empire with reeded band, engine-turned back. Spring-loaded gilded cuvette. D. Small white enamel with Breguet numerals. Blued-steel Breguet hands. Engraved pillar plate with gilded and painted silver automaton Jacks of Martin - Martine type mounted over the visible cadrature, striking hours and quarters on two bells. M. Gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance with flat balance spring. Gilt brass continentalock with polished steel end-piece. Repeating on gongs by depressing the pendant.Signed on the cuvette and movement.Diam. 54 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 4


Movement: 4 - 5*
Dial: 4 - 5 - 01