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Lot No. 36
A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte B/Dresden, Movement No. 33876, Case No. 33876, 51 mm, 108 g, circa 1896

A gentleman's very fine, extremely rare Glashuette pocket watch with chronograph - LEVER CHRONOMETER - manufactured in quality 1A. Sold in 1896 for the sum of 572 Marks, and sold a second time in 1906 for 825 Marks to H. Siemes, Antwerpen. Tested at the German chronometer testing institute, "Deutsche Seewarte" (German Marine Observatory) in Hamburg. With original box, original certificate, operating instructions, price tag and rating certificate for "small pocket watch testings" of the "Deutsche Seewarte" in Hamburg dated May 4, 1901
Case: 18k pink gold, polished, case design "Lucia à goutte", gold dome. Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds, gold Louis XV hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, very finely ground and bevelled chronograph steel parts, ratchet wheel, gold screw compensation balance, hand-engraved balance cock, index spring fine adjusting device, gold lever and escape wheel, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.

Lit.: "Die Lange-Liste" by Martin Huber, Munich 2000, page 146.
Estimate  30,000 - 40,000 €
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