Geneva, May 08, 2022

LOT 275

EARLY WRISTWATCH

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

EUR 4,000 - 6,000 / USD 4,300 - 6,500 / HKD 33,700 - 51,000

Sold: CHF 20,000

Very fine and rare, 18K gold, bleu enamel and rose-cut diamond-set lady's wristwatch with concealed dial and integral 18K gold bracelet.


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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6-8

Good

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original

Brand Terond & Ranier, Switzerland

Year Circa 1830

Material 18K yellow gold

Length 170 mm.

Caliber 9''', 4 jewels

Dimensions 40 X 33 mm.

Length 170 mm.

Signature Case

Notes

As opposed to most wristwatches made at the time, which were in fact bracelets fitted with a pendant watch in a special compartment, this watch is integrated to the bracelet and therefore can be considered as a true wristwatch and one of the earliest ever made.