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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 135

ROSKELL, MINUTE REPEATING WITH INDEPENDANT CENTER-SECONDS GOLD Rob Roskell, Liverpool, No. 65108. Made circa 1870. Very fine and very rare, minute-repeating, hunting cased, keyless 18K gold pocket watch with independent center-seconds.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel hands. 40 mm., frosted gilt, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature and mean time adjustment screws, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide in the band. Case, dial and Movement.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,100 - 5,200

Sold: CHF 6,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 50 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.