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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 43

URBAN JURGENSEN PENDULETTE DE VOYAGE A REPETITION MINUTES ENAMEL AND SILVER Urban Jurgensen., Copenhagen, "Pendulette de voyage a repetition minutes", No. 12197. Made circa 1930. Very fine and rare, sterling silver,, enamel and lapis, 8-day going, minute repeating desk clock.

Rectangular silver with white champleve enameled borders, entirely decorated with a translucent blue guilloche enamel, silver bezel, standing on a rectangular lapis base with four feet and pierced trim, hinged engine- turned sterling silver back door, agate push-piece. Oval with radial blue Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, the center engine-turned. Blue and green enameled gilt hands. Rhodium plated, rectangular with going barrel, platform with straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the push piece on the top.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,200 - 7,300

Sold: CHF 6,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Case and movement signed. DIM. 76 x 55 x 43 mm. This clock is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 192.