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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 52

ANONYMOUS TWENTY DOLLAR COIN WRISTWATCH Anonymous, Swiss, Twenty Dollars dated 1899. Made in the 1960s. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold coin wristwatch set into a $20 US coin dated 1899 with an 18K yellow gold textured mesh bracelet by Gay Freres.

Two body, solid, graduated reeded bezel, straight lugs coin- edged band. Gold coin. Blued steel baton hands. Cal. 9''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Unsigned, movement signed E 2.

USD 2,600 - 3,600

HKD 20,000 - 28,000 / CHF 2,400 - 3,300

Sold: USD 3,125

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 5 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm.