Lot No. 21 (99th Auction)
Wilhelm Hammerle / Deutsche Uhrmacherschule Glashütte i/SA, 1904, Case No. 1564, 57 mm, 158 g, circa 1904

A heavy, large Glashuette graduate's work - master piece of Wilhelm Hammerle, manufactured in quality 1A - with certificate of the watch museum Glashuette and including a copy of the list of students and the graduation certificate of the watchmaker dating from 1904
Case: silver. Dial: enamel. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, gold screw compensation balance.

A graduation piece from the Glashütte school in outstanding quality, in a heavy silver case by case maker Max Gutkaes.

Wilhelm Hammerle , born 1884/6/3, trained at the German watchmaking school in Glashütte from 1903 to 1904. He lived at Markt 16 in Lingen an der Ems and listed there in the records until 1954.
Hammerle was a member of the Saxonia fraternity.

Max Gutkaes was born on July 7, 1861. He lived at Bahnhofstrasse 17 in Glashütte (in 1920). Gutkaes was apprenticed with the company A. Lange & Söhne, before he established his own workshop for producing pocket watch cases in 1889. Among others, he supplied A. Lange & Söhne and Richard Gläser with his cases. Gutkaes was married to Anna Marie Gutkaes, born on August 30, 1868. He retired in 1933 and died in 1945.
Estimate  5,500 - 8,000 €

Price Realised  6,900 €
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