• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 365

    H.R. Ekegren, made by Ed. Koehn. A fine, rare and unusual 18K gold asymmetrical cushion-shaped minute repeating driver's wristwatch with Breguet numerals

    SIGNED. H.R. EKEGREN, GENEVA, CASE SIGNED ED. KOEHN, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, RETAILED BY J.F. CALDWELL & CO., PHILADELPHIA, MOVEMENT NO. 78'059, CASE NO. 78'664, CIRCA 1930

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    H.R. Ekegren, made by Ed. Koehn. A fine, rare and unusual 18K gold asymmetrical cushion-shaped minute repeating driver's wristwatch with Breguet numerals
    Signed. H.R. Ekegren, Geneva, case signed Ed. Koehn, Geneva, Switzerland, retailed by J.F. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, movement no. 78'059, case no. 78'664, circa 1930
    Circular nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two hammers onto two gongs, asymmetrical silvered matte dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, cushion-shaped case, winding crown to the upper right corner, repeating slide in the band, snap on back with engraved initials L.F.M, contemporary gold buckle, case signed Ed. Koehn and J.F. Caldwell & Co., dial and movement signed H.R. Ekegren
    31 mm. wide


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    The asymmetrical design of the watch featuring the 12 o'clock indication and winding crown to the upper right corner and repeating slide in the band allow the easy reading of time and activating of the repeating while wearing the watch on one's wrist.

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