London, South Kensington
6 February 2001
AN 18ct. GOLD QUARTER REPEATING OPEN FACED POCKET WATCH
Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, No.65154, circa 1860.
white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel fleur-de-lys hands, frosted gilt movement with lever escapement and bimetallic compensation balance, repeating on two gongs, gold cuvette, engine turned case with vacant cartouche and repeat slide in the band, dial, movement and cuvette signed, diameter 45mm.
see illustration (plate 3)
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This lot is sold with the original fitted Vacheron & Constantin case.
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