• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 111

    Jules Jürgensen. A fine and rare 18K gold openface minute repeating perpetual calendar keyless lever dress watch with phases of the moon and original box

    SIGNED JULES JÜRGENSEN, ESTABLISHED COPENHAGEN 1740, NO. 17'323, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    Jules Jürgensen. A fine and rare 18K gold openface minute repeating perpetual calendar keyless lever dress watch with phases of the moon and original box
    Signed Jules Jürgensen, Established Copenhagen 1740, No. 17'323, circa 1930
    With nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers, gold cuvette, the silvered matte dial with applied gold Arabic numerals, four subsidiary dials indicating month combined with leap year indicator, day, date and phases of the moon combined with constant seconds, in circular case with hidden hinges, the hinged back centred by engraved initials J.F.C., repeating slide in the band, case, cuvette and movement signed and numbered
    46 mm. diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Accompanied by Jules Jürgensen original fitted burgundy leather presentation box containing a spare crystal, gilt coat-of-arms depicting a bird on a branch surmounted by a five prong crown to the cover.