Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, Jun 09, 1997
H.R. Ekegren, made by Ed. Koehn Geneve, Suisse, No. 86744, made for J.E. Caldwell & Co. Philadelphia, circa 1920. Very fine 18K gold keyless presentation watch, jewelled with blue sapphires.
C. Three body, massive, "demi-bassine", polished, the hack engraved with the monogram "D.G.S.". 1-Iinged gold cuvette engraved with a dedication to an Officer of the U.S. Navy, dated 1921. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold Breguet hands. M. 17"', nickel plated, with going barrel, 21 jewels in blue sapphires, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, eight adjustments, Breguet balance spring with swan neck micrometric index. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 46 mm.