Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 65

URBAN JURGENSEN & SONS MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Urban Jurgensen & Sons, Copenhagen, No. 4887/3006. Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, minute repeating, 18K gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register and Jurgensen's patented bow hand-setting mechanism.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 48,000 - 64,000 / USD 6,300 - 8,400

Sold: CHF 13,750

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, the front cover with gold applied diamond set flower. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with arabic numerals, outer minute track, outer Arabic five minute/second numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6, 30-minute register at 12. Blued steel "spade" hands. 18''', rhodium-plated, 32 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-24-01

Very good

Slightly chipped

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.