BOREL FILS & CIE. A FINE 14K GOLD HUNTER CASE KEYLESS LEVER CARILLON MINUTE REPEATING WATCH, MADE FOR THE RUSSIAN MARKET

Lot №: 54370
Estimate: $5,581 - 8,930
14 May 2007
Sold price
$12,725

Description

Borel Fils & Cie. A fine 14K gold hunter case keyless lever carillon minute repeating watch, made for the Russian MarketSigned Borel Fils & Cie., Neuchatel, No. 88372, circa 1890 With gilt-finished lever movement, 32 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, carillon minute repeating on three polished steel hammers onto three gongs, glazed cuvette, the engine-turned gold dial with Breguet numerals on blank chapter ring, subsidiary seconds, in engine-turned circular case with repeating slide in the band, together with a short length of an 18K gold fob chain and Deutsches Reich 10 Mark gold coin dated 1888, the back inscribed Friedrich Deutscher Kaiser König v. Preussen and centred by his portrait, case, dial and movement signed57 mm. diam.