A fine pair early 20th century stainless steel open face split seconds stop watches in a custom made timing boxCirca 1910
Lot 38
A fine pair early 20th century stainless steel open face split seconds stop watches in a custom made timing box Circa 1910
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,881) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine pair early 20th century stainless steel open face split seconds stop watches in a custom made timing box
Circa 1910
One Lemania split seconds open face pocket watch with bi-metallic balance wheel and fine brushed and polished chronograph work, enamel dial with black Roman numerals and outer chronograph seconds, subsidiary dials for running seconds and 30 minute recording, blued steel hour/minute hands, red and blue split seconds hands activate/reset via the stem and large push button, nickel finish case with snap on back, signed on the case, dial and movement Lemania; the other with bi-metallic cut and compensated balance wheel jewelled to the centre and signed Ulysse Nardin on the bridge, enamel dial with black curled Arabic numerals and outer seconds scale, subsidiary dials for running seconds and 30 minute recording, blued steel Breguet hands, blued steel split seconds activated via the stem and small push button in the band, polished nickel finish case with screw on back, case, dial and movement signed, held within specially made mahogany case with perspex front and brass stop-watch mechanism to activate the watches at the same time
Various sizes and dates (2)
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