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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 388

WILLIAM WHITAKER "GEORGE III" WATCH, 22K YELLOW GOLD

22K yellow gold, enamel, diamond-set and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, "George III" pocket watch, hinged case-back Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) case-back with, in the centre, inside a circle of half-pearls, an applied rosacea of rose-cut diamonds centred with a large rose-cut diamond

Brand William Whitaker

Year Circa 1800

Caliber 16'' gilded brass, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance and blued steel flat hairspring, diamond end-stone

Dimensions Ø 49 mm.

Signed Movement

HKD 47,000 - 58,500

CHF 5,800 - 7,300 / USD 6,000 - 7,500

Sold: HKD 57,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-23-01

Good

Later

HANDS Original


Notes

Walker, Valentine Watch casemaker to some of the very best watchmakers of the period: Emery, Webster, Leroux, Pendleton, Vulliamy, etc.