J.F. BAUTTE & CO. A FINE THIN 18K GOLD OPENFACE QUARTER REPEATING KEYWOUND CYLINDER WATCH

Lot №: 45107
Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500
06 December 2002
Sold price
$2 271

Description

J.F. Bautte & Co. A fine thin 18K gold openface quarter repeating keywound cylinder watchSigned J.F. Bautte & Co., Geneve, No. 67517, circa 1825 With gilt-finished jewelled cylinder movement, quarter repeating on two gongs, factory-engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, pink gold moon-style hands, the circular case with coin edge band, engraved inscription to the inside of the engine-turned hinged back, repeat slide in the band, together with J.F. Bautte et Co. original fitted tortoise shell presentation box, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered47 mm. diam.