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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 143

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

Silver (0.800), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch; polychrome painted metallic dial with different Masonic symbols in place of the numerals, clockwise, Handshake, Stone, House, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “J” (Jachin), Crescent Moon, Trowel, Skull, Mallet, Sun, a column of the Temple of Solomon with the letter “B” (Boaz), Rule Level, and, at the top, the Eye of Providence, Case-back black niello-work enamelled in champlevé with decoration of stripped with, in the centre, an escutcheon.

Brand Unsigned

Year Circa 1900-1910

Calibre  18’’’, cylinder escapement

Case No.  18 802

Diameter 49.9 mm

HKD 2,000 - 3,500

CHF 250 - 450 / USD 300 - 500

Sold: HKD 2,250


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-77-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Restored soft enamel

HANDS Original