Lot 2226
  • 2226

BREGUET | A YELLOW GOLD OPENFACE MINUTE REPEATING WATCH WITH VERTICAL 30 MINUTE REGISTER, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND FITTED PRESENTATION BOX, SOLD TO MONSIEUR LUCIEN ROUGERIE ON 8 APRIL 1916 FOR 2,600 FRANCS, MADE IN 1916

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200,000 - 400,000 HKD
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Description

  • A YELLOW GOLD OPENFACE MINUTE REPEATING WATCH WITH VERTICAL 30 MINUTE REGISTER, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND FITTED PRESENTATION BOX, SOLD TO MONSIEUR LUCIEN ROUGERIE ON 8 APRIL 1916 FOR 2,600 FRANCS, MADE IN 1916
Dial: enamelCalibre: mechanical, 35 jewelsMovement number: 2'646Case: 18k yellow gold, cuvette, snap on backCase number: 13'257Size: 47 mm diameterSigned: dial, case and cuvette numbered and signedAccessories: Breguet Certificate of Origin and presentation box

Catalogue Note

This watch is inscribed 'Souvenir de la Société de Dion Bouton à Monsieur Lucien Rougerie pour sa collaboration à la mise au point sur Avion 130 HP, 1916". De Dion Bouton was a French automobile and railcar manufacturer operating from 1833 to 1982. During World War I, the company made gun parts, armour vehicles and air craft engines as well as cars and trucks.
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