Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Jun 28, 2020

LOT 295


CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 7,500

Pocket watch; 18K pink gold. 18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher "C D". Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the mention "C. Drillon // 1895". White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; pink gold "Louis XV" hands. 19''', gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swan-neck spring and precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year Circa 1893-1894

Movement No. 100262

Case No. 214300

Caliber 17''', lever escapement

Dimensions 48.8 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, original certificate and spare glass


Movement based on the French invention patent No. 142 376, delivered on April 16, 1881, to Jean-Adrien Philippe (1815-1894), Geneva, for a “régulateur de precision” (precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail). Movement also based on the Swiss invention patent No. 2 680, delivered on September 27 1890, to Patek, Philippe & Cie, Geneva, for a “Remontoir avec mise à l’heure perfectionné” (the definitive version of the keyless-winding and setting device), and, on the US design patent No. 20 483, delivered on January 13, 1891, to Adrien Philippe, Geneva, for a “Watch bridges for Watch-Movements”.