Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 48

TWO TIME ZONE INDEPENDENT CENTER SECONDS GOLD Swiss, No. 221. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, dead independant centre-second pocket watch with winding key.

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

HKD 20,000 - 28,000 / USD 2,500 - 3,500

Sold: CHF 3,250

Four body, engine turned front with engraved crest, reverse engine- turned. Hinged gold cuvette. Enamel with symmetrical small Roman chapter rings, outer dead centre second ring on border of the bezel and small subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. Gilt brass, 25 jewels, double train bar calibre with free standing barrel, cylinder escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring and regulator. Dead independent centre seconds by means of a flirt on the escape pinion and with bolt in the band.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Signed Patek Philippe on the dial. DIAM. 49 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.