Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 416

UNSIGNED POCKET WATCH WITH THREE HOROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS, INCLUDING SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH AND MINUTE RECORDER; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications: â?¢ 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the round push-piece located on the winding-crown) and telemetric scale graduated for 1 000 metres â?¢ Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 11 o'clock) â?¢ Instantaneous 60-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 12 o'clock)

Brand Unsigned

Year circa 1920-1930

Movement No. 19 194

Calibre  17''', rhodium-plated, with going barrel, straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swanneck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to temperatures

Case No. 2 - 19 194

Material 18K yellow gold

Caliber 17''', rhodium-plated, with going barrel, straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swanneck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to temperatures

Dimensions Ø 48.3 mm.

HKD 14,000 - 17,000

CHF 1,800 - 2,200 / USD 1,850 - 2,250

Sold: HKD 45,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The movement of this quality watch was probably made in the Vallée de Joux, in a workshop of the level of those of Les Fils de Victorin Piguet or Les Fils de Louis-Elisée Piguet.