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The Ritz-carlton Hotel, June 06, 2004

LOT 29

J. Ullmann & Co, Chaux-de-Fonds, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Tientsin, No. 85782, circa 1920. Very fine 18K gold hunting-cased, keyless, double-train, Grande Sonnerie Carillon clockwatch with “trip” minute-repeating.

C. Five-body, “bassine et filets”, engine turned covers, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary sunk seconds. Gold “spade” hands. M. 40 mm, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 24 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, repeating and striking on three gongs, repeating via tripping small pushbutton at 6 o’clock, silence/stiking lever protruding from under the bezel at 1 o’clock.Signed on dial and case. Diam. 49 mm.

C. Five-body, “bassine et filets”, engine turned covers, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette.
D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary sunk seconds. Gold “spade” hands.
M. 40 mm, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 24 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, repeating and striking on three gongs, repeating via tripping small pushbutton at 6 o’clock, silence/stiking lever protruding from under the bezel at 1 o’clock.Signed on dial and case. Diam. 49 mm.

HKD 50,000 - 65,000

EUR 5,300 - 7,000 / USD 6,500 - 8,500

Sold: HKD 66,700


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 14 - 01

Notes

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