• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 297

    J.J. Durrant & Son. An 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with 52 1/2 minute karrusel

    SIGNED J.J. DURRANT & SON, 40 CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, NO. 54'867, STAMPED WITH LONDON DATE LETTER FOR 1897

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    J.J. Durrant & Son. An 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with 52 1/2 minute karrusel
    Signed J.J. Durrant & Son, 40 Cheapside, London, No. 54'867, stamped with London date letter for 1897
    Gilt-finished three quarter plate jewelled lever movement, gilt Bonniksen-type karrusel carriage, bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette with engraved inscription John Burnham A Jubilee Gift from his loving Wife and Children, 26th January 1899, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, plain circular case, inlaid blue enamel Roman numerals to the glazed aperture in the front, engraved initials JB to the hinged back, case and cuvette stamped with casemaker's initials PW, London date letter for 1897, casemaker's initials LC for Louis Comtesse and numbered, dial signed, movement signed and numbered
    51 mm. diam.


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    For a note on the karrusel mechanism see lot 294 in this auction.