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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, July 09, 2016

LOT 378

S. SMITH & SON HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATER CHRONOGRAPH GOLD S. Smith & Son, 9 Strand, London W. G. 154-166. Made circa 1910. Fine and rare, quarter-repeating, yellow gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, polished, chronograph operating button at 2. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Breguet numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. 42 mm. nickel-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Repeating on gongs activated by push-button on the band at 6.

C. Four-body, polished, chronograph operating button at 2. Hinged gold cuvette.
D. White enamel with radial Breguet numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands.
M. 42 mm. nickel-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Repeating on gongs activated by push-button on the band at 6.

HKD 7,800 - 16,000

USD 1,000 - 2,060 / CHF 985 - 2,025

Sold: HKD 16,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19

Good

Dent(s)

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Signed on the dial. DIAM. 52 mm. To be sold without reserve