8,000 - 12,000 CHF
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- A RARE PAIR OF SILVER KEYLESS POCKET HOROMETRICAL WATCHES MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET WITH 24 HOUR INDICATION AND CHINESE ZODIAC SIGNS
• Chinese calibre, movement engraved with foliate scrolls, lateral lever escapement, balance with screwed 'devil' weights, free standing barrel • white enamel dial with 24 hour indication, outer ring with Chinese li-tseu characters representing the twelve signs of the Chinese Zodiac, inner ring graduated with roman and Arabic numerals on a 24 hour scale, centre seconds • silver case stamped inside LEB with hinged protecting cover • signature on the movement with Chinese characters
This pair of watches made for the Chinese market were exhibited in 2010 at the Patek Philippe Museum, The Mirror of Seduction, Prestigious Pair of 'Chinese' Watches.