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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

593592 Gibson, Royal Exchange, London, Movement No. 1421, Case No. 1421, 57 mm, 155 g, circa 1820  A gentleman’s heavy pocket watch with musical movement Case: 18k gold, engine-turned, reeded band, numbered and signed gold dome, lever for activating the musical movement at “11”, lever for stopping the musical movement at “1”, case maker’s punch mark “CM” (Charles Muston, Clerkenwell). Dial: gold, frosted, engine-turned centre, applied radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, gold spade hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, 2 going barrels, sur plateau musical movement with pinned disc and 26 blued steel vibrating blades, cylinder escapement, three-arm ring balance. Gibson 皇家證券交易所,倫敦 — 厚實的男仕懷錶,附音樂功能 40353  C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51  5.500 - 6.500 EUR 6.100 - 7.200 USD 49.500 - 58.500 HKD Presumably St. Croix, 43 mm, 65 g, circa 1825  A gentleman’s extraordinary and small quarter repeating pocket watch with double wheel duplex escapement, quarter hour self strike and musical movement Case: 18k rose gold, engine-turned, engine-turned band, slide for repetition and for activating the musical movement, case maker’s punch mark “IC”. Dial: gold, engine-turned, applied round cartouches with inlaid radial Roman numerals, lozenge pink gold hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, 2 going barrels, sur plateau musical movement with pinned disc and two combs with eight and nine vibrating blades, three-arm mirror polished steel balance. This extraordinary piece combines a musical movement with a hammer strike; on release a short tune is played that is immediately followed by the quarter strike with two hammers. It is also unusual that such a watch was fitted with what was at the time a novel escapement known for its precision. 疑是St. Croix — 非凡小巧的男仕二問懷錶,附雙輪複式擒縱,大 自鳴及音樂功能 40437  C: 2 D: 2, 7, 8 M: 2, 41  8.000 - 12.000 EUR 8.800 - 13.300 USD 72.000 - 108.000 HKD