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The Ritz-carlton Hotel, June 06, 2004

LOT 433

Romilly A Paris, No. 1212 12/66, dated December of 1766. Very fine and rare 20K gold and enamel, diamond-set quarter-repeating à toc watch with à tact option.

C. Two-body, Louis XV, back centered by fleur-de-lis rosette in translucent azure enamel encircled by white enamel dots simulating pearls, border with translucent azure enamel over engine-turning, bezels in applied gold floral pattern, front bezel terminated with diamond-set edge, diamond-set thumb piece. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers. Louis XV diamond-set hands.M. 36 mm, hinged, frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement brass balance with flat balance spring, micrometric potence adjustment, continental cock, repeating with LeRoy’s anchor governor on two gold blocks fixed to the case by depressing the pendant, à tact option via gold pin protruding the front bezel at 8 o’clock.Signed on dial and movement, case punch with Jean-Jacques Prevost master marks (Oct 1, 1762-Oct 1, 1768).Diam. 43 mm.

C. Two-body, Louis XV, back centered by fleur-de-lis rosette in translucent azure enamel encircled by white enamel dots simulating pearls, border with translucent azure enamel over engine-turning, bezels in applied gold floral pattern, front bezel terminated with diamond-set edge, diamond-set thumb piece.
D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers. Louis XV diamond-set hands.
M. 36 mm, hinged, frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement brass balance with flat balance spring, micrometric potence adjustment, continental cock, repeating with LeRoy’s anchor governor on two gold blocks fixed to the case by depressing the pendant, à tact option via gold pin protruding the front bezel at 8 o’clock.Signed on dial and movement, case punch with Jean-Jacques Prevost master marks (Oct 1, 1762-Oct 1, 1768).Diam. 43 mm.

HKD 30,000 - 45,000

EUR 3,200 - 4,700 / USD 3,800 - 5,800

Sold: HKD 27,600


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3 - 40
Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01