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Important Watches and Wristwatches

St-moritz, Badrutt's Palace Hotel, Feb 25, 1990

LOT 227

Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No 156878, case No 266768, sold in 1913 to G. Szaszy-Schwartz. Very fine 18k gold and enamel minute repeating keyless watch.

Four body "demi-bassine" case, a black champlevé enamelled coat of arms engraved on the engine-turned back, gold cuvette. White enamel dial with Breguet numerals. outer red Arabic minute ring and subsidiary seconds. Gold Louis XV hands. Very fine rhodium plated 18"' movement, "fausses côtes" decoration. 32 jewels. equilibrated straight line lever escapement. cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with a swan neck micrometric index. Repeating on gongs by means of a slide on the band. Signed on the dial. the cuvette and the movement. In very good condition. Diam.: 51 mm.

CHF 20,000 - 25,000

Sold: CHF 36,800