Description

    Edwardian C. H. Meylan Lady's Diamond, Sapphire, Enamel, Platinum, White Gold Pendant-Watch
    Case: 58 x 31 mm, round, platinum, guilloche enamel case set with diamonds, sapphire set bezel
    Dial: silvered with black enamel Arabic hours and outer minute track, blued steel "Breguet Moon" hour and minute hands, mineral crystal
    Movement: 18 jewels, 5 adjustments, nickel bridge, lever escapement, signed C.H. Meylan
    Stones: rose-cut diamonds weigh a total of approximately 0.90 carat; square-cut sapphires weigh a total of approximately 0.60 carat
    Signed: C.H. Meylan on movement
    Gross Weight: 32.20 grams
    Note: pendant measures 2-1/2 inches x 1-1/4 inches; chain length is 25 inches; watch is currently in working order


    Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamond Average Color: M+
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Rose-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Gem Type: Sapphire
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Square-cut
    Gem Count: 51 - 75
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: A dazzling Edwardian piece! Metal tests as platinum; the hook part of the clasp is marked 14K. The dial is in very good condition, and the movement is in good condition. Several sapphires and a few diamonds are chipped. Comes in a fitted box signed J. R. Reed & Co. Pittsburgh.


    C. H. Meylan: A well-regarded watch company based in Brassus, Switzerland and New York City, C. H. Meylan began manufacturing pocket and wristwatches in 1874. He won the prestigious Observatory Timing Competition in Geneva in 1894 with the World Time Watch. In 1957, the company was acquired by Baume & Mercier.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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