Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 466

VAUCHER LARGE POCKET WATCH WITH SPECIAL CALIBRE, SPECIAL ESCAPEMENT AND DEAD-BEAT CENTRE-SECONDS, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; GILDED METAL, ENAMEL AND PEARLS

Gilded metal, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, roundshaped, large pocket watch, with dead-beat centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market. Case-back with polychrome painting on enamel, by an unidentified workshop, probably Geneva, showing a tracery of multicoloured summer flowers and leaves on a green background; fluted case-band; bezels, pendant and bow set with half-pearls.

Brand Vaucher

Year Circa 1840-1860

Calibre  24’’’, polished steel bridges, duplex-Jacot escapement

Case No. 675

Diameter  61.9 mm

Signature Dial and Movement; Case

HKD 70,000 - 100,000

CHF 8,750 - 12,500 / USD 8,950 - 12,750

Sold: HKD 143,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-75

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original