Swiss. A fine and rare 18ct gold late 19th century keyless lever oversized open face triple calendar repeating Goliath pocket watch  The Astronomer, circa 1890
Lot 67
Swiss. A fine and rare 18ct gold late 19th century keyless lever oversized open face triple calendar repeating Goliath pocket watch The Astronomer, circa 1890
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 13,102) inc. premium
Lot Details
Swiss. A fine and rare 18ct gold late 19th century keyless lever oversized open face triple calendar repeating Goliath pocket watch
The Astronomer, circa 1890
Frosted gilt lever movement, cut and compensated balance, with blued steel flat balance spring, two polished hammers striking on two gongs, enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer minute divisions, aperture for the month, subsidiary dials for day, date, running seconds and phases of the moon, blued steel spade hands, large and heavy polished 18ct gold case with repeat slide and four function pins around the band, plain cuvette with hinged front and back
70mm.

Footnotes

  • Goliath watches of this type are normally found in either Gun metal or nickel cases. It is particularly rare to find this size in an 18ct gold case.
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