Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction
Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.
Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am
The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH
Charles Henri Meylan, Brassus, a man's gold minute repeating pocket watch, 30+ jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted, cotes de Geneve decorated nickel plate movement with counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, double roller, gold jewel settings and gold timing screws, the top plate marked "Chles. Hri. Meylan Brassus Adjusted Isochronal Vibrations", in an 18 karat, rose gold, hinged back and bezel, plain polished open face case with Jurgensen lips, Roman numeral, double sunk white enamel dial, plum colored steel Breguet style hands, serial #2830, 50mm, 124.5g TW, c1885.
CONDITION: CASE: Minor dents and dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Cuvette with minor waves and dimples; Crystal with minor scratches; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairline in enamel, light, 6:00. HANDS: Minor bends. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Gouging at stem retaining screw; Bright work with fine scratches; Gummy; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks), low balance amplitude, would benefit from service. COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Repeating sometimes sluggish or incomplete, repeats more reliably dial down, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
PRICE SOLD: $2700