Lot 4266: Pocket watch: very heavy English deck watch chronometer with carousel, Bahne Bonniksen, no. 29422 for Charles Freeman London, 1898, with Bahne Bonniksen patent punch (BB 21421) (NO LIVE FEE)
November 5, 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 54 mm, ca. 140 g, 18 K gold, very solid and heavy quality, English hallmarks 1898, casemaker's punch PW, deck watch chronometer, prime quality, punched 'Patent No.2142' below dial, Bonniksen 52 1/2 min carousel, big balance with gold screws, special hairspring and diamond endstone; case, movement and dial with matching numbers, dial in perfect condition, blued steel hands, very good condition, with probably original box. A comparable carousel watch by Bonniksen was sold in Geneva auction 2006 for more than 15,000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/lot-144-234?browse_all=1&page=2&q=bahne+).
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