A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte i/Sa, Movement No. 17217, Case No. 17217, 52 mm, 112 g, circa 1884
A gentleman's fine Glashuette pocket watch manufactured in quality 1A with original box and original certificate - sold 1884 for the sum of 484 marks formerly with rating certificate of the observatory Leipzig Case: silver. Dial: silvered. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, gold screw compensation balance.
This watch was fitted with a new case of the Lange & Söhne company in 1941. The blued steel hands and the dial with its engine-turned stripe pattern now give the watch an elegant modern appearance. This was originally one of a series of around 1.000 watches that were tested at the Leipzig observatory between 1883 and 1905.
Estimate 4,500 - 5,500 €
Price Realised 5,100 €
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