A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte B/Dresden, Movement No. 29563, Case No. 29581, 54 mm, 143 g, circa 1891
A Glashuette quarter repeating hunting case pocket watch, sold in 1891 for the sum of 1026 gold Marks - with box Case: 18k pink gold, polished, engraved monogram "DW" and crown, case design "Lucia", gold dome with presentation engraving: "Meinem lieben Enkel gewidmet von seiner ihn treu liebenden Großmamma", slide for repeating mechanism. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, chatoned, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, glazed movement, gold screw compensation balance, hand-engraved balance cock, gold lever and escape wheel.
An interesting watch with a colourful history, parts of which are yet to be documented. The quarter repeater no. 29563 was sold in 1890. Another quarter repeater watch (?) no. 29581 was sold in 1891.
Estimate 8,500 - 12,000 €
Price Realised 11,200 €
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