BREGUET NO. 5015 "TRÈS PETITE MOTRE SIMPLE SUR LES PRINCIPES DES CHRONOMÈTRES, PETIT BOUTON MOLETÉ SERVANT À REMONTER LA MONTRE ET À METTRES LES AIGUILLES À L'HEURE". AN EXTREMELY RARE, EARLY AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD OPENFACE LEVER WATCH WITH KEYLESS W...

Lot №: 39466
Estimate: $16,743 - 27,905
11 November 2013
Sold price
$53,019

Description

Breguet No. 5015 "Très petite motre simple sur les principes des chronomètres, petit bouton moleté servant à remonter la montre et à mettres les aiguilles à l'heure". An extremely rare, early and important 18K gold openface lever watch with keyless winding and hand setting, date, original certificate and red Morocco fitted box no. 5015Signed Breguet, No. 5015, case nos. 5015 B and 724, sold on 3 July 1833 to the Marquis d'Abercorn for the sum of 3,870 francsCal. 15 1/3''' gilded brass jewelled lever movement, index regulator, bimetallic compensation balance with two wedge-shaped weights, white matte silver dial, eccentric hour dial with Roman numerals, gold Breguet hands, small date dial above 12 o'clock with Arabic numerals, blued steel hand, small engine-turned slim case, engine-turned snap on back, movement advance/retard slide and date corrector button in the band, movement wound and hands set through the button in the olive-shaped pendant, case nos. 5015 B and 724 by Louis Joly, dial signed and numbered34 mm. diam.
Brand: BREGUETN°