29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 32,500
Estimate HKD 15,000 - HKD 20,000
14K GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET HUNTER CASE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH SMALL SECONDS
NO. 64330, CIRCA 1890
Calibre 12 1/2''', 17 jewels, bimetallic screw balance, Breguet balance spring, in-line escapement, index regulator, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette inscribed with technical details, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer railway minute track with Arabic five minute numerals, recessed small seconds, in four-part case with bright-cut band, the front cover with diamond-set foliage on translucent blue enamel background centred by a rose-cut diamond, the reverse centred by a plain medaillon adorned with gold ribbon, floral and foliage decorations, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 34 mm.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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