Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

LOT 5

Unsigned
Pocket watch, minute-repeater, triple date, moon phases; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and five horological complications:
  • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
  • Half-instantaneous date of the month (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock)
  • Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock; indications given in French)
  • Month of the year (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock; indications given in French)
  • Phases of the moon (aperture at 12 o’clock)
Case-back and cover polished; cover with applied gold cypher.
Movement 21’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Year circa 1890

Movement No. 4 701 (and No. 416)

Case No. 416 (by “J L” inside a horizontal oval)

Caliber 21’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 56.1 mm.

HKD 64,000 - 80,000

CHF 8,000 - 10,000 / USD 8,500 - 10,600


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-70-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original