Swiss. An 18ct gold keyless wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch Case No.41064, Circa 1890
Lot 66
Swiss. An 18ct gold keyless wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch Case No.41064, Circa 1890
£1,200 - 1,800
US$ 1,900 - 2,900

Lot Details
Swiss. An 18ct gold keyless wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch
Case No.41064, Circa 1890
Jewelled frosted gilt finished keyless wind movement, cut and compensated bi-metallic balance, 2 polished steel hammers striking on a gong, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic numerals at five minute divisions, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary dial at 6 for running seconds, polished round hinged case with ornately engraved coat of arms to the reverse and 'AQUILA NON CAPIT MSCAS' (An eagle has no room to fly), coin edged band with repeat slide between 3 and 4, together with associated box and notes on provenance, unsigned
46mm.

Footnotes

  • The coat of arms are those of the Buller family. The watch was left to the 1st Earl of Cromer by General Sir George Buller G.C.B.
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