Important Watches & Jewelry
New York, Dec 08, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE LAPEL WATCH MADE FOR SPAULDING & CO. CHICAGO YELLOW GOLD & PEARLS Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, made for Spaulding & Co., Chicago, U.S.A., circa 1894. Very fine, 18K yellow gold keyless lapel watch with an 18K yellow gold bow-shaped brooch decorated with 45 pearls engraved: To Annie from Jacob 1894.
Four body, solid, demi-bassine, polished, case back pave-set with pearls, bezel set with 44 pearls, engraved gold cuvette. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute red Arabic markers. Gold "Louis XV" hands. Cal. 10 ½''', rhodium plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.