• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 229

    Eberhard. A large and early 18K gold hinged single button chronograph wristwatch with enamel dial

    SIGNED CHRONOMÈTRE EBERHARD, FAB. SUISSE, CASE NO. 223'092, MANUFACTURED IN 1939

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    Eberhard. A large and early 18K gold hinged single button chronograph wristwatch with enamel dial
    Signed Chronomètre Eberhard, Fab. Suisse, case no. 223'092, manufactured in 1939
    Cal. Huga 16''' nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, red outer telemetre and inner spiral tachymetre scales, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, large circular case, hinged bezel and back, flexible wire lugs, oval chronograph button in the band, case numbered, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Eberhard & Co., the present watch fitted with a calibre Huga 16 movement was manufactured in 1939.

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