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Lot 10
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George Daniels

Estimate
500,000 - 800,000 GBP
Sold
914,850 GBP
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Description

  • AN 18K YELLOW GOLD ONE-MINUTE TOURBILLON WITH DANIELS SLIM CO-AXIAL ESCAPEMENT, MINUTE REPEATING, INSTANTANEOUS PERPETUAL CALENDAR, EQUATION OF TIME, MOON-PHASES, THERMOMETER AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION<br />CIRCA 1987 THE GRAND COMPLICATION WATCH
• gilt brass movement with single going-barrel, 36-hour duration, Daniels slim Co-Axial escapement mounted in a polished steel one-minute tourbillon carriage under a polished steel balance cock, mono-metallic stainless steel three-arm balance with gold adjusting weights, differential screw mechanism for the reserve of winding, instantaneous perpetual calendar mechanism to Daniels' design with retrograde date and indication of leap-year cycle, annual calendar ring with kidney cam and equation of time indication, minute repeating on two gongs, bi-metallic thermometer • silver engine-turned dial with gold chapter and seconds ring, roman numerals, retrograde date indication, centigrade thermometer within the seconds ring, subsidiary dials for days of the week and month with concentric leap-year cycle indication, aperture for moon-phases, gold Daniels hands for hours, minutes and seconds, blued steel calendar hands, cartouche signed Daniels London Daniels keyless pendant and bow winding, repeating slide and calendar setting in the band, glazed aperture in the case back to reveal quadrants for the equation of time, year calendar and power-reserve • dial and movement signed • with yellow gold double-link chain
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