Lot 4081. Pocket watch: very fine, red-gold split-seconds chronograph with Register, Charles-Léon Guinand, Locle, around 1895

Starting price: € 3 500
Auction date: 09.09.2017   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4081 | Pocket watch: very fine, red-gold split-seconds chronograph with Register, Charles-Léon Guinand, Locle, around 1895
About Ø51mm, approx. 105g, 14K rose gold, case and movement number are the same 34427, very fine split-seconds chronograph with screwed gold chatons and fine regulation, of the Board, signed and numbered, properly-preserved, original, signed enamel dial with 30-minute-Register, blued steel hands, fully functional and in very good condition with old watch box, very fine collector's watch. Peak chronograph with Register are very rare. The company Guinand belonged graphs for 1900 to the most famous Swiss manufacturers of complicated Chrono. The brand Guinand has its origins more than 150 years ago in the small idyllic Swiss Village of Les Brenets in the Canton of neuchâtel. There, the two brothers Julien-Alcide and Charles-Léon Guinand on 21 signed. April, 1865, a social contract. Under the name of Guinand Freres you were, like so many other families in the Jura arc, in the production and sale of watches. On the advice of his Cousins, and customers of the first hour, Julien Gallet from Chaux-de-Fonds, worked for Charles-Léon Guinand graphs with high pressure on the development and production of its own chronograph. The demand for the new product increased, so that Guinand the production of complicated watches is dedicated from 1887 exclusively. Léon Guinand extended the range chronographs with minute counters, split-seconds chronograph and Rattrapante stop watch, so watches with drag pointers for the simplified Time. Around 1900, he developed a Tachymeter chronograph, which was taken up by the professional world.(Source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/7Kg).

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