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Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 315

Waldor Watch
Oversized pocket watch, quarter-repeater, chronograph, triple date, moon phases, made for the Italian market; 18K pink gold

HKD 43,100 - 61,000

CHF 5,000 - 7,000 / EUR 4,700 - 6,500 / USD 5,600 - 7,800

18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, oversized pocket watch, made for the Italian market, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and six horological complications:
· Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the push-piece located on the case-band at 7 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock; indications given in Italian)
· Month of the year (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock; indications given in Italian)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Cover engraved in taille-douce with the cypher “V G”. Case-back polished.

Movement 22’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with gold poising screws and hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator; repeater work; chronograph work on the top plate.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Waldor Watch, Switzerland

Model attributable to Alfred Lugrin & Cie (future Fabrique d’Horlogerie Lémania)

Year circa 1900-1910

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 13 556

Material 18K pink gold

Diameter 63.9 mm.

Caliber 22’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Weight 179.8 gr. (approx.)

Signature cuvette (dome)