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    Swiss Diamond, Enamel, Gold Lady's Openface Pocket Watch with Accompanying Chatelaine, French, circa 1850

    Case: 28 mm, hinged, circular 18k yellow gold with coin edge and applied royal blue enamel accented by rose-cut diamonds, no. 42040
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals, gilt "Moon" hour and minute hands
    Movement: 24 mm, gilt, no. 3362, ultra thin keywind and set, cylinder escapement, referenced on dustcover as Giteau élève de Breguet, Palais Royal 140
    Note: an 18k yellow gold enamelled chatelaine comprising three chains of openwork and enamelled links suspending an enamelled key, an enamelled fob seal centering a bloodstone tablet bearing the initials, L. P., and the lady's openface pocket watch, completes the lot

    Condition Report*: Type: Lady's enamel & gold keywind/set openface pocket watch
    Signed: Giteau
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals
    Hands: gilt "Moon" hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: gross weight for chatelaine and watch 47.60 grams
    Case #: 42040
    Watch Movement: 24 mm, gilt, no. 3362, élève de Breguet, Palais Royal 140
    Case Dimension: 28 mm; hinged with coin edge
    Band: none
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: Case is in very good overall condition.
    Stones: 21 rose-cut diamonds
    Notes: Moderate loss to enamel on chatelaine components
    *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

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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