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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 157

THE WATCHMAKER SILVER Swiss, No. 2875. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1870. Fine, silver gilt and, center-seconds pocket watch with mirror-polished movement and Jacot duplex escapement.

Three-body, "Empire", the back with engraved scene of a watchmaker. glazed cuvette hinged to the movement ring. White enamel with narrow radial Roman numerals and outer minute and seconds divisions, outer Arabic fifteen- minute/seconds numerals. Blued steel spade hands. Mirror-polished steel, Chinese caliber with free-standing barrel, Jacot duplex escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel "wings", blued steel flat balance-spring, index regulator. Movement signed.

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 8,000 - 16,000 / USD 1,000 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 1,375


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 56 mm. THICKNESS 20 mm.