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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 141

UNSIGNED MASONIC WATCH, CASE AND DIAL WITH MASONIC EMBLEMS; SILVER

Silver (0.900), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch; white enamel dial with different Masonic symbols in place of the numerals, clockwise, Eye of Providence, Ax and Stone, Crescent Moon and Stars, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “B” (Boaz), Compass and Square, Trowel, Scythe, Level, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “J” (Jachin), Sun, Scale and Key. Case-back decorated with different Masonic symbols: Eye of Providence, Temple of Salomon, Crescent Moon and Sun, etc., and the motto “a la gloire du grand architecte de l’univers” (To the Glory of the Great Architect of the Universe).

Brand Unsigned

Year Circa 1900-1905

Movement No.  1 227 / 35

Calibre  18’’’, cylinder escapement

Case No. 2 736

Diameter 48.4 mm

HKD 3,000 - 4,000

CHF 300 - 500 / USD 350 - 550

Sold: HKD 4,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-71-77-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Restored soft enamel

HANDS Original