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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 100

UNSIGNED POCKET WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEATER AND TWO STRIKING JACKS; SILVER AND MULTICOLOURED GOLD

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by depressing the pendant) The chiselled varicoloured gold scene shows two Jacquemarts (Jacks), “Les Bons Sauvages”, striking the elapsed time (the man, on the right, strikes the hours and the second shot of the quarters while the woman, on the left, strikes the first shot of the quarters; all animated by the repeating mechanism.

Brand Unsigned

Year Circa 1800-1810

Movement No. 542

Calibre  21’’’, verge escapement

Case No. 21 409

Diameter 56.4 mm

HKD 26,000 - 35,000

CHF 3,300 - 4,400 / USD 3,000 - 4,000

Sold: HKD 31,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original