A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte i/SA, Movement No. 87315, Case No. 87315, 52 mm, 101 g, circa 1927
A fine Glashuette hunting case pocket watch, sold on December 24,1927 to Friedrich Eilfeld company in Gröbzig for 709 reichsmarks - with original box, with original invoice and original certificate Case: 18k gold, polished, à goutte, case design "Royal", gold dome. Dial: enamel, Arabic "Empire" numerals, auxiliary seconds, blue 24h indicator, gold Breguet hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, screwed gold chatons, gold screw compensation balance, hand-engraved balance cock, index spring fine adjusting device, gold lever.
Watchmaker Christian Friedrich Eilfeld was born on April 22, 1868 in Groebzig; he showed an interest in all things mechanical from an early age. In 1908 Eilfeld invented a metal spinneret, the prerequisite for the production of synthetic fibres.
Estimate 3,200 - 4,500 €
Price Realised 6,000 €
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