Lot 4159: Pocket watch: big exquisite minute repeater with special dial, Longines, ca. 1918 (NO LIVE FEE)
November 5, 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 53 mm, ca. 93 g, 18 K gold, 'a goutte', case with Longines punch no. 2696794, dome inscribed 'RÉPÉTITION A MINUTES LONGINES', fantastic precision lever movement; repeating hours, quarters and minutes; enamel dial in perfect condition; case, movement and dial signed, dial with rare double signature: 'Longines-Chavanne Freres Tunis', unusual red 24-hour inscription with '0' instead of '24', blued steel hands, excellent condition, very fine collector's watch, extremely rare dial. A comparable watch was sold in Geneva auction 2013 for more than 9000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/lot-270-179?browse_all=1&page=1&q=longines+minute+repeating).
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