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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 32

MINUTE REPEATING YELLOW GOLD Swiss, probably Ditisheim Freres, No. 741610. Made circa 1900. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K gold half-hunting cased, keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, bassine, polished, the front cover with aperture and royal blue champlevé enamel radial Roman numerals, the back cover with engraved foliate monogram "RS". Hinged gilt cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blues steel spade hands. 20''', matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band, centrifugal governor. Movement punched "DF & Co."

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,100 - 4,100

Sold: CHF 2,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 51 mm.