• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    VINCENT. A FINE 18K GOLD AND SIMULATED GEM-SET QUARTER REPEATING PAIR CASE VERGE WATCH

    SIGNED PETER VINCENT, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 788, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    VINCENT. A FINE 18K GOLD AND SIMULATED GEM-SET QUARTER REPEATING PAIR CASE VERGE WATCH
    SIGNED PETER VINCENT, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 788, CIRCA 1750
    Engraved full-plate gilt brass verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved cock and balance, three arm balance, repeating the hours and quarters by pressing the bow, striking a hammer on the bell, dust cover, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, pierced and engraved case, outer pierced and engraved case with grey hard stone plaque to the back center, enhanced with simulated gem stone foliate motif on the agate, simulated gem set bezel, dust covered signed
    Outer case 46mm. diam., inner case 39mm diam.


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Leopold Metzenberg (Executive, Sears, Roebuck & Co.)
    Gift to present owner, 1952