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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 158

QUARTER-REPEATER ALARM WATCH PINK GOLD Swiss, case No. 5846, retailed by Ch. Grottendieck, Bruxelles. Made circa 1880. Fine and very rare, 18K pink gold, two-train keyless quarter- repeater pocket watch with date and alarm.

Three-body, polished, triple hinged. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track with red Arabic 24-hour numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds and date dials. Blued steel spade hands, black arrow hand for the alarm. Cal. 20```, gilt brass, two barrels wound clockwise for the going and anti-clockwise for the alarm, 34 jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: USD 5,625

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 54 mm.