Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 45

VOLTA MINUTE-REPEATING TRIPLE CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Volta, "Répétition Triple Quantieme Phases de Lune", case No. 32002. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with triple-date calendar, chronograph and moon phases.

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

HKD 20,000 - 28,000 / USD 2,500 - 3,500

Sold: CHF 4,875

Four-body, bassine et filets, polished. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals and technical details. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost fifths of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds dial and date dial, apertures for the days of the week, months and moon phases. Gilt Louis XV hands. Cal. 20```, frosted gilt, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, centrifugal governor, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button on the band.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8-19


Slightly scratched


Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 57 mm. THICKNESS 18 mm.