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Geneva, Sep 22, 2021

LOT 127

Fabrique Movado, L. A. J. Ditesheim & frère
Guirland-style pendant-watch; 18K yellow gold, platinum, enamel and diamonds

CHF 1,200 - 2,400

EUR 1,150 - 2,300 / USD 1,350 - 2,700 / HKD 10,300 - 20,500


Sold: CHF 1,500

18K yellow gold, platinum, enamel and diamond-set, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Guirland-style, thin, pendant-watch.

Green flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) case-back, with platinum and diamond-set lace-style and lateral ornaments with, in the centre, a rose-cut diamond; green flinqué enamel bezel and case-band; rose-cut diamond-set crown.

Guilloché (engine-turned) gilded and silvered metal dial with suspended Arabic numerals; blued steel “Pear” hands.

Movement 10’’’ ½, thin, rhodium-plated, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), patented balance-cock, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic balance with gold poising screws and steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator, adjusted.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8-13


Slightly scratched

Slightly damaged

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Movado

Model “Chronomètre Sureté”

Year circa 1910

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 14 414

Material 18K yellow gold, platinum, enamel and diamonds

Diameter 27.9 mm.

Caliber 10’’’ ½, straight-line lever escapement, adjusted

Weight 21 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories platinum diamond-set brooch; copy of the invention patent


Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 34 976, delivered on 1st December, 1905, to Fabrique Movado, L. A. J. Ditesheim & frère, La Chaux-de-Fonds, for a “Coq de montre” (Watch balance-cock).


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Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.