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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 326

8-day going miniature carriage-clock, quarter-repeater; silver and enamel

HKD 12,800 - 25,500

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / USD 1,650 - 3,300


Sold: HKD 11,500

Silver and enamel, 8-day going, key-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, miniature carriage-clock (so-called “mignonette”), with one horological complication:
· Quarter-repeater by two hammers on two steel gongs (activated by depressing the push-piece on the top)

Silver cabinet with Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) and white enamel décor.

White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.

Movement, rectangular, gilded-brass, with going barrel, platform with straight-line lever escapement, uncut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator; repeater work on the main plate, under the dial.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Model probably made by E. Mathey-Tissot & Co., Les Ponts-de-Martel

Year circa 1880-1900

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 4 772 (by “G B”)

Caliber platform with straight-line lever escapement

Dimensions 61.5 x 43.2 x 31.4 mm. (without the handle)

Weight 205.6 gr. (approx.)

Accessories original fitted box


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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