Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Breguet Paris, Important & Rare Small Quarter Repeater, Gold & Enamel Case, Sold 27 September 1861, With Archive Extract
    Case: 34 mm, 18k yellow gold, four body, signed and numbered gold cuvette, case back with black enamel, engraved edges and rim, 3876 on cuvette, 6807 inside back lid with oval framed A.M mark
    Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track with small five minute numerals, gold spade hands
    Movement: keyless lever movement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter-poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, 25 jewels, gold train gears, jeweled to the repeat hammers, setting from a pin on the case rim, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band
    Signed: Breguet No. 3876 on the cuvette

    The watch is presented with a certificate signed by Emmanuel Breguet with states the watch was originally sold on 27 September 1861 to Monsieur Constant Say for the amount of 1350 Francs.


    Condition Report*: Type: Breguet Paris, Important & Rare Small Quarter Repeater, Gold & Enamel Case, Sold 27 September 1861, With Archive Extract
    Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track with small five minute numerals
    Hands: gold spade hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case: #3876 on cuvette, 6807 inside back lid with oval framed A.M mark
    Case Info: four body, signed and numbered gold cuvette, case back with black enamel, engraved edges and rim
    Case Width: 34 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: keyless lever movement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter-poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, 25 jewels, gold train gears, jeweled to the repeat hammers, setting from a pin on the case rim, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band
    Condition: This exceptional watch presents in very fine condition. The movement is running well and repeat function is working with a clear and pleasant tone to the chimes. The dial is very fine with no visible hairlines or flakes. The case back shows some scratches to the enamel commensurate to age. As with all antique watches, servicing is recommended for time keeping accuracy and daily use.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    10th Tuesday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th Tuesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    0 Days 23h 2m 41s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 32
    Page Views: 399

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 54001-54199) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (11:00 AM Eastern Time).
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

    Show All Session Information

    Show Auction Type Info

    Exhibition Viewing Times, Title Page, Floor Session and License Information

    Additional Location Info:

    The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue
    400 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    *Reserve Not Met. A reserve has been posted on this lot, but no bids have met the reserve. The next bid will meet the reserve.

    Reserve Amount:
    $8,000
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $10,000.00 Minimum Next Bid: $8,000 ($10,000.00 w/ BP)
    Track Item