Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 267

TOUCHON MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Touchon & Co., Genève, in partnership with Wittnauer & Co., Switzerland, No. 65952. Made in the 1920s. Fine and rare, thin, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold dress watch.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 5,750

Four-body, polished, semi-concealed hinge. Matte champagne with applied gold Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold Cathedral hands. Cal. 17''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 5 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Movement signed Touchon & Co., case also signed Wittnauer & Co.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6


Slightly oxidized


DIAM. 47 mm.THICKNESS 10 mm.