Lot 25: August Ericsson, St. Petersburg / Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Case No. 380, 54 mm, 142 g, circa 1910Platinum House
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A heavy deck chronometer with spring detent escapement by Ulysse Nardin - for the Russian market Case: silver, tiered, polished. Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: bridge movement, frosted, gilt, screwed gold chatons, spring detent escapement, gold screw compensation balance, blued balance spring. August Ericsson August Ericsson was a well reputated Swedish watch maker and retailer having his business in St. Petersburg, starting 1865 died 1915. He used only top of the line movements like Ullusse Nardin, IWC Longines and even Victor Kullberg in his pocket watches and ship's chronometers. Delivered watches to the Csar and his family and the Russian Navy.