11 June 2004
Angelus. An oversized silver hinged two-train wristwatch with alarm
Signed Angelus, Alarm Patent, circa 1930
With gilt-finished jewelled two-train lever movement, alarm striking on one gong, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and alarm display, the large circular case with wire lugs, hinged back, case numbered, dial and movement signed
46 mm. diam.
This watch was originally sold at auction as property from the Mel Blanc collection, Christie's 29 October 1997, sale 8762, lot 237.
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