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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 201

    Verger Frères, made for Grogan Co. A fine and unusual 18K white and yellow gold openface Bras en l'Air keyless lever dress watch

    SIGNED VERGER FRÈRES, RETAILED BY GROGAN CO., MOVEMENT NO. 140'171, CASE NO. 10'285, CIRCA 1930

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    Verger Frères, made for Grogan Co. A fine and unusual 18K white and yellow gold openface Bras en l'Air keyless lever dress watch
    Signed Verger Frères, retailed by Grogan Co., movement no. 140'171, case no. 10'285, circa 1930
    With nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered dial with two arched sectors calibrated for the retrograde hours and minutes, an applied gold and black enamel seated Buddha raising his arms to indicate the time when depressing a button in the band, in circular yellow gold case with coin-edged band, white gold rims to bezel and snap on back, yellow gold pendant and white gold bow, case signed Verger Frères and numbered 10'285, dial signed Grogan Co.
    45 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by a brown leather presentation box stamped Lambert, Levy y Cia., Paris-Bs Aires.