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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 150

MINERVA MASONIC WATCH, CASE AND DIAL WITH MASONIC EMBLEMS; LIMITED EDITION OF 500 PIECES; SILVER

Silver (0.925), open-face, keyless-winding, pocket watch, shaped as a Masonic Apron, bezel engraved with the Union Chain, pendant with Masonic emblems; blue enamel dial with white triangular centre and different Masonic gilded symbols in place of the numerals, clockwise, the Eye of Providence with the letter “G” (God, Gnose or Geometry), Sun, Cube, Trowel, Level, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “J” (Jachin), Square and Compass and Stone, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “B” (Boaz), Triangular Level, Mallet and chisel, Ax, Crescent Moon, and, at the top, Skull. Gilt Sword hands. Case-back with a representation of the Quadrature of the circle, with the letter «G» (God, Gnose or Geometry).

Brand Minerva

Reference 88

Year Circa 1989

Calibre  10’’’ ½, lever escapement

Case No. 719 797

Dimensions 66.5 x 45 mm

HKD 6,000 - 10,000

CHF 700 - 1,200 / USD 750 - 1,250

Sold: HKD 25,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original