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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 149

VULCAIN ENAMEL DRESS WATCH YELLOW GOLD Vulcain, Chronometer, Ditisheim, Fabrique, La Chaux-de-Fonds and Bienne, enamel artist "EV", case No. 1808978. Made circa 1925. Very fine, thin, 18K yellow gold and painted on enamel keyless Chronometer dress watch. Accompanied by a Vulcain box.

Three-piece, "bassine" with extended band, back finely painted with Diana and a companion, bezels with light and dark blue enamel repeated pattern. Ivory color with applied gold Arabic numerals, outer minute dot divisions, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Yellow gold alpha hands. 34 mm. (16```), rhodium-plated, 16 jewels, 5 adjustments, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.

USD 7,000 - 10,000

HKD 54,000 - 78,000 / CHF 7,000 - 10,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 46 mm.