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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 59

SILVER NIELLO MINUTE REPEATING DOCTOR'S CHRONOGRAPH Swiss, No. 58947. Made circa 1910. Fine and unusual, minute-repeating, nielloed silver and pink gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with chronograph, register and pulsations scale.

Four-body, bassine, polished, entirely decorated with a checkerboard pattern, the front cover inlaid with a pink gold vacant cartouche, pink gold repeating and chronograph buttons. Hinged silver cuvette. White enamel with Breguet numerals, inner red 24-hour numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second track, outer most red pulsation scale to 30 pulsations, subsi. Blued steel epee hands. 19''', matte gilt, 28 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing a button in the band, centrifugal governor. Case numbered & with German silver marks.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 21,000 - 37,000 / USD 2,600 - 4,800

Sold: CHF 3,375


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 54 mm.