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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 258

Tiffany & Co., Geneva, No. 10717, circa 1880. Fine 18K gold hunting cased, moon phase, astronomical, keyless watch with perpetual calendar.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 12,650

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished. Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, aperture for days of the week, sunk subsidiary dials for months, dates, and seconds with inner moon phase aperture. Blued steel spade hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, "fausses cotes " decoration, 18 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. Diam. 54 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 4-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original