Lot 3160. Rare pocket watch with astronomical indications, Bez Hahn Echterdingen, 1780/1790

Sold: € 15 000
Auction date: 29.06.2017   12:00 UTC +02:00
ID 2130
Lot 3160 | Rare pocket watch with astronomical indications, Bez Hahn Echterdingen, 1780/1790
Smooth, gold-plated case with ribbed middle part. White enamel dial, the main dial with Arabic numerals, Central second. Three sub-dials for the hours and minutes display (with Arabic Chapter ring and Roman numeral hour markers), the phases of the moon in combination with the indication of the moonlight, the duration in quarter of nights (with Roman numerals for the night-quarters, the left half is red, the right black), as well as for the display of month and day of the week. Full platinum movement with key winding, gold plated brass. Open spring house, normal wheels, Central second. Cylinder escapement. Cylinder wheel bearing with deck tiles. Large five-leg brass balance with steel spiral under the circular, openwork and engraved bridge. The upper balance bearing is equipped with deck stone, the lower with a steel deck plates. Switching and transmission gears for the above mentioned indications. The work has to lock and seconds precise time setting, an angled lever that can be set to the Sekunderad. Rest. Erg. Alterssp. Factory Ref. Hahn Real Things. D. 5.5 cm
Provenance: From the reversal of a significant collection of a southern businessman.

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