Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Hong Kong, Dec 05, 2021

LOT 27

Art Nouveau pocket watch; 14K yellow gold

HKD 15,000 - 30,000

EUR 1,700 - 3,400 / CHF 1,800 - 3,600 / USD 1,950 - 3,900

Sold: HKD 20,000

14K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Art Nouveau pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Cover and case-back stamped with an Art Deco décor of vine leaves and vertical stripes; on the cover, an escutcheon. Fancy bow.
Gilded dial, guilloché (engine-turned) in the centre, with suspended Arabic numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.
Movement 17’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel patented index-regulator with micrometric screw.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Year Circa 1910-1915

Movement No. 4 288 530

Case No. 5 179 480

Diameter 50 mm

Caliber 17’’’, straight-line lever escapement, patented index-regulator

Signature Dial Case and Movement

Accessories Copy of invention patent


Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 31 050, delivered on May 10, 1904, to Société Anonyme Louis Brandt & frère, fabrique d’horlogerie, Bienne / Biel, for a “Raqueterie pour montres” (watch regulators).