Lebet 18kt Gold and Enamel Thin Hunter-case Watch, Geneva, Switzerland, c. 1845, fully engraved case with enameled back, silvered roman numeral dial with Breguet hands, and hinged bezel, female key-wind, key-set engraved full-plate movement marked "Echappement a Cylindre, Six Trous Rubis," and case edge engraved "Lebet a Geneve," dia. 44.5 mm.
Provenance: The estate of David G. Newsom.
The Sandberg Watch Collection, Hotel Richemond, Geneva, March 31, 2001, Lot 229.
Literature: Published in The Sandberg Watch Collection, Terence Camerer Cuss, pp. 210-11.
Note: Certificate of Authenticity from Antiquorum accompanies the lot.
scratch tested 18kt gold, wt. 33g. dial with staining, bezel does not lock down.
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