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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 257

Decorative pocket watch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

HKD 8,500 - 17,000

EUR 1,000 - 1,950 / CHF 1,000 - 2,000 / USD 1,100 - 2,200


Sold: HKD 7,750

18K yellow gold and enamel, hunting case, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, probably made for the Spanish market.

Cover and case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) and black enamelled with decoration of friezes, with, in the centres, on the cover, a medallion with the head of a young woman with a hen and her chicks, and, on the case-back, a medallion with a dog’s head, probably a greyhound; gold cuvette (dome); engraved bezels; fluted case-band; special bow for large ribbon.

Silver stamped satiné dial with radial Roman numerals; the centre and the rim with varicoloured gold scrolled floral decoration; blued steel “Spade” hands (glass missing).

Movement 15’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, Swiss lateral lever escapement, uncut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator.

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Year circa 1860-1880

Movement No. 61 356

Case No. 38 897 (by “AAF & Ce”)

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel

Diameter 38.9 mm.

Caliber 15’’’, Swiss lateral lever escapement


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