Breguet, No. 2020, Movement No. 33237, Case No. 5358, 47 mm, 54 g, circa 1910
A gentleman's very fine, thin pocket watch Case: 18k gold, polished, monogrammed, numbered and signed gold dome. Dial: silver, engine-turned centre, Arabic Breguet numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: extraordinary bridge movement design, frosted, gilt, special patented Sandoz-Reymond's lever escapament, gold screw compensation balance, lever with jewelled pallets.
The unusual movement of this watch must have been ordered to the specifications of Breguet from his supplier Paul Sandoz whose trademark (Sandoz Watch Co), registered on Avril 26, 1906, is punched on the front plate under the dial.
In addition, Sandoz, who after marrying combined his last name with this of his wife, and became Sandoz-Reymond, implementd in this watch rarely seen his own form of lever escapement which was patented on March 27, 1905.
Estimate 2,600 - 3,000 €
Price Realised 3,600 €
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