Description

    Breguet Very Fine & Rare 18k Gold Wandering Hour Pocket Watch, Original Box, circa 1935
    Case: 18k white gold, three body, plain back, Art Deco style pendant and bow, 45 mm
    Dial: matte silver, wandering central disc with gilt arrow, aperture for the jumping hours, outer chapter ring with gilt triangular and lozenge markers
    Movement: No. 2182, nickel finished lever movement, 18 jewels, eight adjustments, bi-metallic compensated balance, straight line damaskeening
    Signed: case, dial and movement signed Breguet France No. 2182, with original fitted Breguet signed presentation box

    Note: In the 1920's and 1930's Breguet sold wandering hour watches with the system patented by the Swiss watchmaker Robert Cart around 1925. A similar watch is illustrated in "Breguet-Watchmakers Since 1775" by Emmanuel Breguet, p. 316.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Breguet Very Fine & Rare 18k Gold Wandering Hour Pocket Watch, Original Box
    Dial: silvered matte dial, gilt arrow
    Metal: 18k white gold
    Case No: B 2182
    Case Info: three body, plain back
    Case Width: 45 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 2182, nickel finished lever movement, 18 jewels, eight adjustments, bi-metallic compensated balance, straight line damaskeening
    Circa: 1935
    Condition: movement is good and running, case is very good, dial is very good, box is in good condition


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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