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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

669 668 Retouret, 18 Grand Quai, Genève, Case No. 13214, 48 mm, 110 g, circa 1890  An almost as new quarter repeating half hunting case pocket watch with jumping centre seconds Case: 18k gold, inlaid enamel Roman numerals, engine-turned and florally engraved front and back lid, engraved cartouche, reeded band, à goutte, slide for repeating mechanism, signed gold dome. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, gold spade hands. Movm.: bridge movement, nickel-plated, stripe-decorated, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, 2 barrels, screwed gold chatons, gold screw compensation balance, counterpoised lever. Retouret, 18 Grand Quai 日內瓦 — 保存如新的二問半獵式懷錶,附 跳躍式中心秒針 40417  C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41  7.500 - 9.000 EUR 8.300 - 9.900 USD 67.500 - 81.000 HKD Girard & Comp., London, Case No. 26283, 52 mm, 114 g, circa 1870  A Swiss chronometer with rare spherical balance spring for the South American market. The movement of this watch is a precursor of Girard- Perregaux’ famous three-bridge movements. Case: 18k gold, engine-turned, florally engraved rim, pendant and bow, engraved cartouche with monogram “AK” and duke’s crown, gold dome with signature “Chronometer” and engraving of a globe, a book, an olive branch, a telescope and a caduceus. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, signed, filigree stone-set hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, pivoted detent escapement, bimetallic chronometer balance with 4 screws and 2 movable trapezoid weights, blued, spherical balance spring, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Girard & Cie. The Swiss watchmaker Constantin Othenin Girard founded the company Girard & Cie. in 1852 in La Chaux-de Fonds. In 1956 he married Marie, the sister of renowned chronometer maker Henri Perregaux; in the same year Girard and his brother-in-law established the company Girard-Perregaux which evolved from Girard & Cie.. Around 1860 Constant Girard had a small department store in London, where he exported watches marked “Girard, London” to Peru and Chile from; the movement of these watches had been specially gilded. Girard & Comp. 倫敦 — 瑞士懷錶時計,附罕見的圓珠螺旋擺輪, 針對南美洲市場,這是一款芝柏錶著名三橋夾板機蕊的珍貴作品 40415  C: 2, 11 D: 2 M: 2, 41  4.500 - 6.500 EUR 5.000 - 7.200 USD 40.500 - 58.500 HKD