Lot 4279. Pocket watch: Significant gold savonnette with 8 complications, a perpetual calendar, minute repeater, and a heavy matching watch chain, Audemars Piguet No. 48540, made for Dürrstein Dresden around 1900

Sold:€ 21 000
Auction date:04.05.2019   16:30
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Lot 4279Pocket watch: Significant gold savonnette with 8 complications, a perpetual calendar, minute repeater, and a heavy matching watch chain, Audemars Piguet No. 48540, made for Dürrstein Dresden around 1900
Approx 60mm, approx. 198g, 18K rose gold case, Savonnette à goutte in absolute exceptional quality, housing with a German label for the adjustment of the calendar functions, Gehäusepunze Dürrstein Dresden, No. 48540, factory glazing, the calibre of the top class, a minute repeater, a perpetual calendar, a special Chronograph with 30-minute counter combined with the month-dial, moon phase, typical 3-stage enamel dial to glashütte type of construction, red gold pointer, the calendar scale is referred to: "leap year Ever", red-gold hands, this massive red-gold watch chain, also has a exceptional quality, approx 35cm long, approx. 45g, very good state of preservation, a collector's item the greatest rarity. According to our research, this watch belongs to the series of 35 watches, the Audemars has delivered Piguet to dürrenstein in Dreseden. These watches were not Piguet signed Audemars and typical glass had hütter characteristics, such as the 3-piece, English labeled dial in the glashütte style, and the German caption of the case.(Lit: Audemars Piguet, Brunner, Pfeiffer-Belli & Wehrli, 1993). Another watch of this order, No. 48355 was auctioned off in 2015 in Geneva!

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