15 May 2006
Ditisheim. A fine and rare 14K gold hunter case keyless lever watch with Guillaume balance
Signed Paul Ditisheim, Fabricant, La Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 44859, circa 1920
With nickel-finished highly jewelled lever movement, Guillaume balance with gold and platinum poising screws, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, subsidiary seconds, in plain circular case, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
55 mm. diam.
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For a note on Paul Ditisheim and his role during the launch of the Guillaume balance see lot 254 in this auction.
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