Lot 2104
  • 2104

Tiffany & Co.

Estimate
48,000 - 65,000 HKD
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Description

  • A YELLOW GOLD FIVE-MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH HUNTING-CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCHCIRCA 1900
  • 18k yellow gold
  • diameter 49 mm
• jeweled nickel lever movement, bi-metallic balance, index regulator, 5-minute repeating on two gongs via two polished steel hammers, hinged transparent cuvette • white enamel dial, Roman numeral, subsidiary seconds • 18k yellow gold case, cover with monogram, case back with shield engraving, repeating slide to the band, chrongraph pusher at 12 o'clock • movement and dial signed

Condition

Movement, chronograph and repeating system are in working order while cataloguing. 5-minute repeating strikes correctly. Service is recommended for accurate time keeping. No signs of any cracks to the dial, specs of dust, signs of restoration to the numerals of the subsidiary dial. Surface scratches to the case, monogram and shield engraving are rubbed. The crown is possibly a replacement, a bit loose but can still set the time, need to be adjusted properly. Overall condition is good for its age.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."