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Tiffany & Company 18kt Gold Open Face Minute-repeater

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany & Company 18kt Gold Open Face Minute-repeater, Touchon & Company, Switzerland, c. 1900, porcelain Arabic numerals dial marked Tiffany & Co. and Switzerland, sunk seconds and blued steel spade hands, the monogramed case back marked inside Made for Tiffany & Co. by Touchon & Co., Switzerland and 18 KT, the cuvette marked 18KT and 12511 opens to the Swiss bar-type minute-repeating movement marked 12511, Thirty Jewels/Eight Positions, and Made for Tiffany & Co. by Touchon & Co. Switzerland, lever escapement and exposed hammers, dia. 46 mm.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Dial flawless, case monogramed, movement complete, runs briskly and minute repeating functions as designed. Skinner does not guaranty mechanical elements.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tiffany & Company, Touchon & Company, 18kt Gold Open Face Minute, steel spade hands, Touchon & Co. Switzerland