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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

563 Joseph White & Son, Conventry & London, Makers to the Admirality, Movement No. 38711, Case No. 38711, 59 mm, 198 g, circa 1909  A heavy, rare deck watch with 6 minute carousel - produced for “D. Norris, Unico Agente para Brazil” Case: silver, polished, tiered, case maker punch mark “WB”, gold hinges. Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 2/3 plate movement, frosted, gilt, chatoned, carousel revolving in 6 minutes, gold screw compensation balance, blued freesprung hairspring, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. “Carousel” watches Six-minute carousels are very rare. In fact, the speed of rotation is closer to that of tourbillions than of carousels. “Carousel” watches are a design by the Danish watchmaker B. Bonniksen, who registered the patent in 1892 in England. His intention was to create a compromise between the “expensive” tourbillon and a normal chronometer - and he actually achieved better results with his carousel than some of the tourbillons. Joseph White & Son, Conventry & London, Makers to the Admirality — 厚實,罕見的觀測時計,附6分鐘旋轉,專為 “D. Norris, Unico Agente para Brazil”而製 40472  C: 2, 10 D: 2 M: 2, 41  7.500 - 9.000 EUR 8.300 - 9.900 USD 67.500 - 81.000 HKD

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