04-12-2019 04-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Agassiz Split-second Pocket Chronograph

$738$600
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Agassiz Split-second Pocket Chronograph, c. 1884, enameled porcelain dial with outer minute track, arabic numeral hours and sunk seconds, marked "Agassiz," with gilt pierced hands, damascened 17-jewel stem-wind, lever-set movement marked "88470/adjusted," with Breguet hairspring, housed in a gold-plated display-back case, dia. 51 mm.

Provenance: Collection of Bernhard W. Stoeber.

Note: The display case was made in Switzerland with the help of Tony Simonin in 1995. Movement restored by one of the WOSTEP students.
Estimate $700-900

All functions working as intended.


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Keywords

Breguet, Bernhard W. Stoeber, Tony Simonin