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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 50

UNSIGNED SKELETON POCKET WATCH, WITH CENTRE-SECONDS AND STOP FEATURE, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; GILDED BRASS, PASTE-GEM-SET

Gilded brass, paste-gem-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, large skeleton pocket watch, made for the Chinese market, with centre-seconds and stop feature. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with geometric patterns; bezels set with alternating red and white paste stones.

Brand Unsigned

Year circa 1780

Calibre  22''', skeleton plate, gilded brass, engraved with scrolls, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded English cock, diamond end-stone; stop-balance (push-bolt at 9 o'clock)

Material gilded brass, paste-gem-set

Caliber 22''', skeleton plate, gilded brass, engraved withscrolls, with fusee and chain, verge escapement,monometallic balance (polished steel) and bluedsteel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gildedEnglish cock, diamond end-stone; stop-balance(push-bolt at 9 o'clock)

Dimensions Ø 76 mm.

HKD 15,000 - 23,000

CHF 2,000 - 3,000 / USD 2,000 - 3,000

Sold: HKD 20,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3-29*

Good

Lacking elements

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


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