Lot 4218. Pocket watch: extremely rare, double-sided astronomical precision pocket watch with a world time display, Patent 6585, H. M. Emanuel & Son, Portsea, England for the Indian market, CA. 1890

Estimate value:€ 5 000–15
Auction date:16.03.2019   16:30
Lot 4218Pocket watch: extremely rare, double-sided astronomical precision pocket watch with a world time display, Patent 6585, H. M. Emanuel & Son, Portsea, England for the Indian market, CA. 1890
Approx. 56mm, approx. 141g, 18K Gold, glazed on both sides, high-precision, fell after the Swiss Patent 6585, look side of time "Greenwich mean Time", full calendar, moon phase and moon age, back the world time with display of the time in 7 different places, blued steel hands, fully functional and in good condition, dial side slightly hair cracked. It is an imposing, extremely rare astronomical pocket watch is of Swiss origin. The importer of these watches, the company H. M. Emanuel & Son, Portsea, England, who sold this watch to India. It is interesting to note that the sub-dial for the Indian time (bottom right) is sometimes referred to with Calcutta, and at some copies, but also the only sub-dial is without a name, as in the present case. For more information on these pocket watches according to Patent 6585, you can find here: (source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/eA6).

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