SWISS A RARE AND UNUSUAL GOLD HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING CARILLON WATCH WITH SEVEN HAMMERS STRIKING A SERIES OF GONGS AND PLAYING THE BRITISH NATIONAL ANTHEM 1922, NO. 10591 'HYMNE NATIONAL' [瑞士製「HYMNE NATIONAL」罕有黃金二問懷錶備七錘打簧及...

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Lot №: 862
Estimate: $27,905 - 50,229
11 November 2020
Sold price
$119,545

Description

Hymne National

Swiss

 [瑞士製「HYMNE NATIONAL]


A RARE AND UNUSUAL GOLD HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING CARILLON WATCH WITH SEVEN HAMMERS STRIKING A SERIES OF GONGS AND PLAYING THE BRITISH NATIONAL ANTHEM

1922, NO. 10591 'HYMNE NATIONAL'

[罕有黃金二問懷錶備七錘打簧及英國國歌鐘樂報時,1922年製,編號10591]


Movement: unsigned frosted gilded, lever escapement, jewelled to the centre, bi-metallic compensation balance, seven polished steel hammers minute repeating and playing the British National Anthem, God Save the King/Queen on a series of coiled gongs

Dial: silvered dial, black Breguet numerals, outer minute ring, blued steel moon hands, subsidiary seconds, large kidney-shaped aperture partially revealing the action of the repeating work, marked Hymne National, Répétition Carillon à 7 Timbres

Case: 18ct gold, plain polished bassine-form, olivette with protective shoulders to right of pendant, gold pendant and bow, polished gold cuvette, case with maker's mark R & S within rectangular cartouche, Swiss hallmarks, French import mark and London import hallmarks for 1922, back cover and cuvette numbered 10591, front cover numbered 591


diameter 58.5mm