November 5, 2016, 4:30 PM CET
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Lot 4075: Pocket watch: very rare pocket watch with alarm 'THE CRICKET ALARM WATCH', Switzerland ca. 1890 (NO LIVE FEE)(22 views)
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Estimate: €1,000 - €3,000
Description: Ca. Ø 48 mm, ca. 101 g, silver, prime quality and very solid case, cricket on back, peripheral sound openings, dome also with sound openings, unusual lever movement with 2 barrels, crown winding, main plate inscribed Brevte S.G.D.G, no. 1199, matching numbers on case, rotating bezel with alarm setting mechanism, pink gold frame, original enamel dial (minimal peripheral craquelling), original hands, in working order and in very good condition, extremely rare. The last 'Cricket Alarm' was sold in Geneva auction 2010 for more than 4,125 SwissFrancs.
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