Lot 4260: Pocket watch: exquisite gold/enamel pocket watch repeater with Grande & Petite Sonnerie, Golay Geneve no.8841, ca. 1880 (NO LIVE FEE)
05 November 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 53 mm, ca. 141 g, 18 K gold, a goutte, reeded mid section, spring lid with enameled monogram, very complex Geneva movement with Grande Sonnerie, prime quality with golden wheels, signature 'Golay' below dial, wolf's toothing; self striking quarters, self striking hours or silence mode; repeating hours and quarters on demand, very beautiful and original enamel dial, blued steel hands, sold by Lattes Freres Geneve, enameled monogram with small restoration, altogether in excellent condition and in working order, prime quality movement. A comparable watch was sold in Geneva auction 2007 for more than 20,000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/lot-171-164?browse_all=1&page=2&q=golay+repeating).
Notes: LIVE FEE IS COVERED BY CORTRIE AUCTIONS.