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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 45

Jequier à Paris, circa 1800.Fine and unusual 18K rose gold quarter-hour repeating watch.

CHF 6,000 - 7,000

USD 3,300 - 3,900

Sold: CHF 7,130

C. Two-body, hinged, 'Directoire', polished, lightly engraved initials and inscription on back. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer Arabic minutes, gold 'snake' hands. M. 21???, fire-gilded full plate, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance, unusual one-foot continental style balance cock, striking on bell mounted on the pillar plate with a cut-out in the back plate, activated by pressing the pendant.Signed on dial and movement.Diam. 59 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 4 - 14
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 17 - 01