Only Online Auction

Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 263

Pocket watch, chronograph, minute counter; gilded-plated metal

HKD 2,600 - 5,100

EUR 300 - 600 / CHF 300 - 600 / USD 350 - 700


Sold: HKD 525

Gilded-plated metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round-shaped push-piece located on the winding-crown) with tachometer scale graduated in an Archimedean spiral for 300 kilometres per hour
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)

Case-back polished.

White enamel dial, with suspended Arabic numerals.

Movement 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator; chronograph work on the top plate.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8-37


Slightly scratched


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Year circa 1920

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 62 881

Material gilded-plated metal

Diameter 50.9 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Weight 91 gr. (approx.)


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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