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Repeating Watch no. 319

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Provenance:
18?? - Potter, Geneve

19?? - The Time Museum, Rockford, llinois

1986 - Sotheby's, Atwood Collection, Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 1986, lot 367.

1992 - Antiquorum, 24 May 1992, est HKD 150,000 - 200,000 , sold HKD 184,000 , "Albert H. Potter & Co. Genève, No. 319, circa 1890. Fine and rare 18ct. gold hunting case, minute-repeating moon phase astronomical keyless watch with perpetual calendar. C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished, a monogram engraved on the back with an engraved dedication inside. Glazed gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, subsidiary dial for week days, months of the leap year cycle, the date and seconds with inner moon-phase aperture. Blued-steel spade hands. M. 19?, nickel plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 31 jewels, part in screwed settings, counterpoised adjustable straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. in very good condition. Diam. 53 mm."

1995 - Antiquorum, 21 Oct 1995, est CHF 30,000 - 40,000 , sold CHF 52,900, "Albert H. Potter & Co. Genève, No. 319, circa 1885. Fine and rare 18 ct. gold hunting cased, minuterepeating moon-phase astronomical keyless watch with perpetual calendar. C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished, a monogram engraved on the back with an engraved dedication inside dated 1890. Glazed gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for week days, months of the leap year cycle, the date and seconds with inner moon-phase aperture. Blued-steel "spade"" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 31 jewels, part in screwed settings, counterpoised adjustable straight fine lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm. Previously in the Atwood Collection, sold in New York by Sotheby's on 1 December 1986, lot 367"





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