New York, Park Avenue
29 October 1996
LANGE AND SOHNE. AN 18 CARAT PINK GOLD QUARTER REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER OPENFACE WATCH
signed a. lange and sohne, glashutte, dresden, no. 40263, circa 1890
With three-quarters plate gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, repeating on two gongs, 18 carat gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, the plain circular case with slide repeat mechanism in the band, case, dial and movement signed.
53 mm. diam.
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