Lot 4106. Pocket watch: an impressive, extremely heavy glashütte rose gold-luxury watch with the unique original housing decoration, Anchor chronometer A. Lange & Sohne No. 60762 1908, with the master excerpt from the book

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Auction date:16.03.2019   16:30
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Lot 4106Pocket watch: an impressive, extremely heavy glashütte rose gold-luxury watch with the unique original housing decoration, Anchor chronometer A. Lange & Sohne No. 60762 1908, with the master excerpt from the book
Approx. 58mm, approx. 164g, 18K Gold Savonnette à goutte, on both sides of the originals Ziergravur with leaf motifs, these in turn very fine elaborate engraving work, jump lid with monogram CM, dust cover with anniversary inscription chiselled,: "1885-1910 coal bauverein God's blessing to Lugau", case and movement number are the same 60762, plant glazing, Anchor chronometer movement top class, quality 1A, gold anchor, gold escape wheel, fine regulation, screwed gold chatons, Diamond endstone, large glashütte chronometer balance wheel, original flawless enamel dial, red-gold Louis XV-gold hands, functional and in excellent, completely original, little used original condition. The watch is supplied with the master excerpt from the book and is a masterpiece of glashütte watchmaking, fortunately, in this Museum-like state of preservation. This glashütte Chronometer was sold on 27.11.1908 to Robert Pleissner, Dresden. It was with this special engraving, and in this particularly severe execution of a series of high-quality Long-anchor Chrono meter with the numbers 60761-60780, the rose gold savonnette case of the super-heavy class had all, without exception, so 160-170g. Robert Pleissner was one of the most famous watchmaker in Dresden/glashütte room. He was also a very well-known watch collector. In 1909, the Mathematical-Physical Salon acquired in Dresden, the collection of Robert Pleissners which for the first time, pocket watches found in significant quantities in the Museum's collection. The coal industry always came in 1867 by a terrible misfortune in the world in the headlines. On 1. July, 1867, a shaft fracture, in which all of the 101 miners from the morning shift lost their lives occurred. The disaster led to a global solidarity action for the widows and orphans. In 1869, the Lugauer coal bauverein was founded on 6. October 1869 began, the collapsed shaft, under the name of trust in the shaft. In July, 1872, they found the mortal Remains of the deceased miners, and buried in a common grave.

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