Lot No. 298 (89th Auction)
Ewald Schröter, Hannover / Deutsche Uhrmacherschule Glashütte i/SA, Movement No. 1926, Case No. 3406, 55 mm, 111 g, made in 1926

A very fine graduate's piece with 24 hour dial made at the German watchmaking school Glashuette - This watch received an award from the German watchmaking school that was donated by the A.H. association S.V. Saxonia, Glashuette - with extract from the archives and certificate, signed by Otto Lange, Alfred Helwig and others.
Case: silver, tiered, signed: "K. Richter Glashütte/Sachsen", engine-turned, gold crown, pusher, hinge and shackle, glazed movement. Dial: frosted, gilt, Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, screwed gold chatons, gold screw compensation balance, fine engraved balance cock, index spring fine adjusting device, gold lever and escape wheel.

This student’s watch received an award from the German watchmaking school and is remarkable because of several distinguishing details:
- elaborately finished silver case
- lavish and intricate engine-turned pattern on the back
- Glashuette style very finely grained and gilded dial surface
- exceptional 24 hour dial
- extremely precise Glashuette movement of the highest quality

Ewald Schröter, born December 11, 1904 in Verden, attended the German watchmaking school in Glashuette from May 1 1926 until June 30, 1927.
His graduation pieces are:
No. 3406: movement diameter 43 mm, silver case without spring cover; Glashuette watch with lever escapament and 24 hour dial, 1st grade
No. 3489: movement diameter 55 mm; a table clock with spring detent escapement, helical spring, twin barrel drive without astatic needles.
Estimate  12,000 - 14,000 €

Price Realised  11,500 €
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