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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, October 27, 2019

LOT 16

MOVADO DECORATIVE PRE-ART DECO DRESS-WATCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, “couteau” knife-shaped dress-watch. Case-back with painting on enamel on gold showing “Les premiers pas du roi de Rome” (Napoléon and its son, the “Roi de Rome”, in the Bagatelles garden), after a painting (1900) of Jules Girardet (1856-1938). Inside case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher “W J L”.

Brand Movado

Year Circa 1910

Calibre  11’’’, “Sûreté”, lever escapement, with patented foot-bridge balance

Case No. 14 902 / 5 420

Diameter 46.8 mm

Signature Dial and Movement

Accessories Copy of the invention patent

HKD 40,000 - 48,000

CHF 4,980 - 5,980 / USD 5,000 - 6,000
Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original