Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 150

Braille watch for the blind or visually impaired; chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

CHF 300 - 600

EUR 300 - 550 / USD 350 - 650 / HKD 2,600 - 5,100


Sold: CHF 162

Chromium-plated metal and stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, white colour dial with relief indexes; an opening glass cover (at 6 o’clock) allows to read the time by touching with a finger.

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-6-8


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Model probably made by ARSA, Auguste Reymond S.A., Tramelan (Bernese Jura)

Year circa 1950-1960

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered

Bracelet burgundy leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Diameter 31.3 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 11’’’

Height 39.9 mm.

Width 31.3 mm.


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.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.