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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 48

TRAVERS PAIR-CASED QUARTER-STRIKING TWO-TRAIN POCKET CLOCK-WATCH, WITH CENTRE-SECONDS AND STOP FEATURE, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; GILDED BRASS AND PASTE-GEM-SET

Gilded brass and paste-gem-set, pair-cased open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket clock-watch made for the Chinese market, with centre-seconds, stop feature and one horological complication: â?¢ Striking the hours and the quarters in passing on one bell (function activated by the push-bolt at 2:30) Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with geometric patterns; bezel set with alternating red and white paste stones.

Brand Travers

Year circa 1780

Movement No. 3 475

Calibre  18''', full plate, gilded brass, engraved with scrolls and flowers, with fusee and chain cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded English cock, diamond end-stone; standing barrel for quarter-striking; stop-balance (push-bolt at 9 o'clock)

Material gilded brass and paste-gem-set

Caliber 18''', full plate, gilded brass, engraved withscrolls and flowers, with fusee and chain cylinderescapement, monometallic balance (polished steel)and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engravedgilded English cock, diamond end-stone; standingbarrel for quarter-striking; stop-balance (push-bolt at9 o'clock)

Dimensions Ø 64 mm.

Signature movement

HKD 39,000 - 46,000

CHF 4,950 - 5,950 / USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: HKD 56,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


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