10 June 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
SWISS. AN 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL HUNTER CASE CARILLON MINUTE REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH
UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 12128, CIRCA 1904
Three-quarter plate nickel-finished lever movement, carillon minute repeating on three gongs activated by a slide in the band, bi-metallic compensation balance, inscribed gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular chased and engraved case, the front with red guilloché enamel central zone, green enamel monogram, five rose-cut diamonds, blue and black enamel foliate design to the rim, the reverse with red guilloché enamel background with polychrome enamel landscape scene with tiger, blue and black enamel foliate design to the rim
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Please note that the enamel decorated to the front cover is later applied.
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