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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 61

MONNIER, TWO DIFFERENT TUNES MUSICAL WATCH Monnier, Bienne, Swiss, No. 60080, made circa 1900. Rare, large gun metal, keyless musical watch, playing on request or automatically on the hour, with painted enamel dial.

C. Three-body, bassine, snap-on bezel with brass edge, hinged reverse, music start/stop slide to the band, time adjustment to the right of the stem, mainspring/music barrel lever to the left of the stem. D. White enamel, eccentric Roman chapter with outer minute divisions set at the top, below painted musical trophies with foliate branches on each side. Gilt spade hands. M. Patented, nickel plated, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance with fl at balance spring, cylinder musical movement with 31 vibrating blade comb, patented centrifugal governor. Stamped with maker?s mark inside back cover. DIAM. 62 mm

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 33,000 - 50,000 / USD 4,300 - 6,400

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 3,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-12

Good

Worn

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original