• Lot 297

    Hermes. An attractive and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with unusual lugs and black dial

    SIGNED HERMES, CASE NO. 267'907, CIRCA 1935

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    Hermes. An attractive and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with unusual lugs and black dial
    Signed Hermes, case no. 267'907, circa 1935
    Cal. 14''' nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, black dial, baton and Arabic numerals, luminous hands, inner spiral tachymetre scale, outer five minute divisions and telemetre scale, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, circular case, enlarged central stepped lugs set with two circular flexible cones to each side, snap on back, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, dial signed, case numbered
    35 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is distinguished by its highly unusual, cubism-style lug design and its beautifully aged dial, showing a warm, chocolate-brown color from age, attractively harmonizing with the bronze-coloured printing.