Lot 4219. Watch: extremely rare, extra-heavy, double-sided calendar clock, Courvoisier Jonais, Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 20012, 1875

Starting price:€ 8 000
Auction date:09.09.2017   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4219 | Watch: extremely rare, extra-heavy, double-sided calendar clock, Courvoisier Jonais, Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 20012, 1875
Approx. Ø54mm, approx. 162g, 18K Gold, à goutte, double-sided flip-top lid mechanism, on both sides, enamel dials, on a display page, the time, signed with a small second dial, the back side very rare full calendar with pointer date, day of week and month, as well as regulating scale, a dial with minimal hairline in the edge area, otherwise in very good, functional condition. These watches are extremely rare, only few specimens are known. The Patent comes from Jonais Courvoisier, Patented No. 122, 27 June 1871, and was also used by Girard Perregaux. According to our research, for the last time, in 1998, was offered one of these watches on an auction, identical to the present clock and the number 20015 almost number the same, sold for approximately 9,200 Swiss francs!

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