Estimate 18,000 - 30,000 €
a lot of the last auction!
18k gold, case maker's punch mark "AA".
Silver, engine-turned, applied, floral gold decoration.
Bridge movement, chain/fusee, spring detent escapement according to Thomas Earnshaw, gold screw compensation balance.
very good, capable of running.
The heavy, 18k case of this exquisitely executed "Chronomètre Tourbillon" is elaborately decorated with engine turned pattern; the delicate tourbillon cage and the elegant stripe pattern of the inside lid are but a few of the features that make this timepiece such an attractive, high-quality collector's object.
This watch is illustrated and described in "Das Tourbillon" by Reinhard Meis, Laterna Magica Publishers, Munich 1997, page 122.