• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 88

    SWISS. AN 18K GOLD REPEATING JACQUEMART KEY WOUND OPENFACE POCKET WATCH

    UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 971, CIRCA 1880

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    SWISS. AN 18K GOLD REPEATING JACQUEMART KEY WOUND OPENFACE POCKET WATCH
    UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 971, CIRCA 1880
    Full-plate movement, pierced and engraved cock and balance, diamond endstone, repeating on two gongs activated by a push button in the crown, gilt cuvette, central white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, translucent blue guilloché enamel with losses and cracks, outer ring with a gilt lad and lass each on a foliate motif striking the hours and quarters, enhanced by a gilt motif with two doves and a lyre, circular engraved and chased case, star burst to the back case, scroll design to the band
    58mm diam.


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