HELCA, LONGINES AND SWISS. THREE SILVER OR 14K PINK GOLD AND ENAMEL KEYLESS LEVER WATCHES
Signed Helca, circa 1880; Longines, circa 1895 and unsigned, circa 1875
The first, with nickel-finished jeweled lever movement, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, gilt hands, in small circular silver case with engine-turned bezel, the snap on back with painted polychrome enamel pastoral scene of a dancing couple, to the lavender and purple guilloché enamel border with gold scroll accents, dial signed, case numbered 21934; the second, with full plate nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, in circular 14k pink gold case, both hinged covers similarly decorated with guilloché enamel flowers and foliage and russet guilloché enamel embellished with engraved gold scrolls, the front cover further enhanced with small rose-cut diamonds, case, dial, cuvette and movement signed, movement and cuvette numbered 977969; the last, with gilt-finished cylinder movement, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, pierced pink gilt hands, the circular 14k pink gold case with hinged back with polychrome enamel painted portrait of a dark haired woman in profile, wearing a gold headband and lavender dress, in a ring of painted grey foliage on a light blue enamel ground, bordered by burgundy guilloché enamel enhanced with engraved gold scrolls, the reverse with bezel similarly decorated, unsigned, cuvette and case numbered 444385
29, 32 and 29 mm. diam.