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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 329

Valmé – A. Méroz. & Co.
8-day going miniature carriage-clock; gilded metal

HKD 5,100 - 10,200

EUR 600 - 1,200 / CHF 600 - 1,200 / USD 700 - 1,350


Sold: HKD 2,750

Gilded metal, 8-day going, key-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, miniature carriage-clock (so-called “mignonette”).
Cabinet with floral Art Nouveau décor set with an opal. Back-door engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) “25 Août 1916”.
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 balancewith gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Valmé – A. Méroz. & Co., Geneva

Year circa 1915

Movement No. 1 697

Case No. 1 458

Material gilded metal

Caliber platform with straight-line lever escapement

Dimensions 51.8 x 35.4 x 27.9 mm. (without the handle and the décor)

Weight 149.8 gr. (approx.)

Accessories original fitted box, winding- and hand-setting brass key


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.