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Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 305

Unsigned, attributable to A. Lugrin & Cie, Lémania
Large pocket watch, minute-repeater, chronograph, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases; “Haute Precision”; 14K pink gold

HKD 34,500 - 52,000

CHF 4,000 - 6,000 / EUR 3,700 - 5,600 / USD 4,500 - 6,700

14K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and six horological complications:
· Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock) with outer ring divided in 300
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 12 o’clock)
· Day of the week (aperture at 9 o’clock; indications given in French)
· Month of the year (aperture at 3 o’clock; indications given in French)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Cover engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “F G”. Case-back polished.

Movement 20’’’, 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; repeater work with silent centrifugal governor; chronograph work on the top plate.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-70-01



HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Neuchâtel mountains

Model “Haute Precision”

Reference 7 005 / 18 311

Year circa 1895-1900

Movement No. 7 005 / 18 311

Case No. 7 005

Material 14K pink gold

Diameter 59 mm.

Caliber 20’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Weight 146.4 gr. (approx.)