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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 99

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

Gilded 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 Musicians”, 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. 751

Calibre  21’’’, verge escapement

Case No.  3 456

Diameter 56.4 mm.

HKD 26,000 - 35,000

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

Sold: HKD 33,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original