Lot 4091. Pocket watch: important, large, A. Lange & Söhne Anchor chronometer/Prüfchronometer of the Observatory of Leipzig in its rarest Form "18K rose gold LOUIS XV", with original box and certificate, No. 27259 1889

Starting price: € 12 500
Auction date: 15.09.2018   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4091 | Pocket watch: important, large, A. Lange & Söhne Anchor chronometer/Prüfchronometer of the Observatory of Leipzig in its rarest Form "18K rose gold LOUIS XV", with original box and certificate, No. 27259 1889
Approx. Ø57mm, approx. 152g, 18K red gold case, Savonnette à goutte "Louis XV", factory glazing, case and movement number are the same 27259, Anchor chronometer movement best quality 1A with a gold anchor, gold escape wheel, screwed gold chatons, precision adjustment, Diamond endstone, and a very big chronometer balance, original enamel dial with red Markings, red gold hands, functional, and in very good state of preservation. The watch is a Long-anchor Chrono-meter of the top of the class, because of the particularly rare Louis XV case made of rose gold, and also because it is one of the few Anchor chronometers, the star of a Chrono waiting in Leipzig meter testing were subjected to. It belonged in this version, the most expensive of A. Lange & Söhne-made Anchor chronometers and cost in 1889, proud to be the 775 Mark. The watch is supplied with original box and master excerpt from the book.

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