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E. Savoie Perret 18kt Gold Open Face Chronometer

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

E. Savoie Perret 18kt Gold Open Face Chronometer, Locle, Switzerland, No. 1884, porcelain Roman numeral dial signed E. Savoie Perret/Locle, sunk seconds and blued-steel Breguet-type hands, guilloche numbered case marked 18K with ribbed band and decorated perimeter of cuvette, Swiss bar-type nickel movement with detent escapement, gold train, bimetallic compensation balance, helical hairspring, screwed chatons, and inscribed as above, E. Savoie Locle/No. 1884 crown unscrews revealing a key to wind and set the watch, dia. 54 mm, 124 g.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Watch winds and sets well with unusual removable crown "key", watch starts with minimal winding, dial flawless.


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

Locle, Balance spring, Escapement, Watch