3 December 2004
Eska. A fine and rare 18K pink gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep center seconds and cloisonne enamel dial
Signed Eska, case no. 126003, circa 1945
With gilt-finished lever movement, mono-metallic balance, 17 jewels, the black enamel dial with polychrome cloisonné enamel map depicting the Americas, a compass rose at 4 o'clock, applied lozenge-shaped, baton and Arabic numerals, gold dauphine hands, sweep center seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, extended downturned lugs, case, dial and movement signed
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Eska Watch Co. was founded in 1918 in Grenchen, Switzerland by S. & E. Kocher.
This exact watch numbered 126003 is illustrated in Ore d'Oro 2 by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, pl. D4.
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