Geneva, Nov 06, 2022

LOT 398

Thomas Engel for Zenith
Pocket watch, chronometer, regulator-type dial, day, moon phases; “Chronomètre”; 18K pink gold

CHF 9,000 - 18,000

EUR 9,300 - 18,600 / USD 9,000 - 17,900 / HKD 71,000 - 142,000

Sold: CHF 10,625

Very fine and rare 18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, screwed case-back, glazed cuvette (dome), ball-type swivelling pendant acting also as a winding device, regulator-type dial with hours at 9:30, subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
· Half-instantaneous day of the week (subsidiary dial at 2:30; indications given in French)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Thomas Engel for Zenith, Haldenhof Aesch / Luzern

Model “Chronomètre” made for Zenith, Le Locle

Year circa 1990

Movement No. 5537661(ebauche No. 5 537 661)

Case No. No 15 (by E. & C. Nardin, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Material 18K pink gold

Diameter 50.4 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, 17 jewels (based on Zenith 68, 41.3 mm.), straight-line lever escapement, adjusted in 5 positions

Weight 125.9 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, Bulletin de marche (Watch rate certificate) from C.O.S.C., La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle, No. 4 297 (dated September 13, 1990)