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Jules Jurgensen 14kt Gold Five- minute Repeating Watch

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Jules Jurgensen 14kt Gold Five- minute Repeating Watch, Copenhagen, c. 1890, the engine-turned gold case marked D & Co./72341 opens to the porcelain Roman numeral dial inscribed, Jules Jurgensen/Copenhagen, sunk seconds and moon hands below the crystal and beaded bezel, Jurgensen "bow setting" feature and stem wind, Swiss-type bar movement signed Jules Jurgensen/Copenhagen/ No. 18093(?), slide activated five minute repeater, lever escapement all under a crystal, dia. 55 mm.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Movement number slightly hidden with slight discoloration on plates, movement runs, repeats and sets well, althought hasn't been used in years, it could use cleaning,case in very sharp condition throughout.


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

Jules Jurgensen, D & Co., Swiss-type