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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Jun 28, 2020

LOT 107


Large pocket watch, carillon minute-repeater, three gongs, three hammers, chronograph; 18K pink gold. Very fine,18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complication: Minute-repeater with carillon on three steel gongs by three hammers (activated by the slide at 6 o'clock) 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o'clock) Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher "V B". White enamel dial with suspended Arabic numerals; yellow gold "Louis XV" hands.

Brand Picard & Cie., La Chaux-de-Fonds

Model Under the trademark "Ixora"

Year Circa 1910-1920

Movement No. 1194

Case No. 200843

Caliber 20''', gilded brass, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; repeater work with centrifugal governor; chronograph work on the top plate.

Dimensions 58.6 mm.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

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

Sold: CHF 4,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


The trademark "Ixora" was registered in 1899 and 1901 by Picard & Cie, Fabrique Germinal, La Chaux-de-Fonds.