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3595T Marlborough
April 20, 2021 12:00 PM - April 29, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Invar 14kt Gold Grand Sonnerie Minute-repeating Hunter-case Watch or Clockwatch and Chain

$15,000$12,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3595T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 20, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Invar 14kt Gold Grand Sonnerie Minute-repeating Hunter-case Watch or Clockwatch and Chain, c. 1900, white arabic numeral dial with five-minute division outer track, sunk center, and sunk seconds, grande sonnerie/petit sonnerie/silent lever located on bezel, stem-wind, lever-set Côtes de Genève decorated movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two gongs activated by a push button, gold cuvette, and glazed movement cover, interior engraved rear back case, monogramed front case, number 47732, 14kt gold chain with onyx fob with an embossed profile bust of a bearded man, dia. 55 mm, watch 123g.

Note: This example performs on a single chime lever for the strike/silence and Grande Sonnerie/Petit Sonnerie opposed to the usual dual lever. It can also be set to chime the hours and quarter hours automatically, similar to what you would find on a clock.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

overall clean example with movement chiming as intended, minute off at 12:55. No hairlines to dial, flee chips to crystal edge around 7. Chain wt. 12g. Fob 10g.


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