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L. Mathey 18kt Gold Open-face Watch

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

L. Mathey 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, Locle, Switzerland, c. 1890, with enamel dial with off-center roman numeral chapter ring, gold hands, cuvette marked in part "L. Mathey, Locle," key-wind, key-set, bar-type movement with solid balance wheel and cylinder escapement, in an engine-turned open-face case, dia. 51 mm, 70 g.
Estimate $700-900

Some wear to engine turning. Dial in very good condition free of cracks or chips. Watch is currently ticking.


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, Ancient Greek technology, Escapement, Le Locle, Science and technology, Time, Watch