Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 362

Sandoz 1 'Aine a Paris, circa 1780. Fine gilt brass, sharkskin covered Grande Sonnerie striking, quarter repeating coach watch with alarm.

CHF 9,000 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 9,500

C. Double body Louis XV, sharkskin covered, the back pierced on the border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Gilt brass " poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass Louis XVI continental cock with polished steel end-piece. Cord released striking and alarm trains with fixed barrels and revolving arbors, striking on a ball. Signed on the dial, the gilt brass dial rim engraved: Fait et retably par Sandoz l 'Aine a Paris. Diam. 103 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 19


Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4-17-01


Slightly spotted

HANDS Original