Lot 12
  • 12


13,000 - 20,000 GBP
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  • German
  • height 36cm
• Movement: posted movement with verge escapement and plain steel balance with hog's bristle regulation, fusee and lipped barrel to the going train, standing barrels to the striking and quarter trains, locking plate striking on two bells• Dial: 2½-inch time dial with lunar indication and date, subsidiary hour and quarter strike indication dials with traces of enamel decoration• Case: conventional case with finials to the pierced bell covers above glazed side panels, moulded base and ball feet With two winders


DIAL: dials rather discoloured and with traces of coloured enamel decoration CASE: retains much of the original gilding although rubbed and discoloured in places. No winder MOVEMENT: complete but would benefit from a clean and fresh oil, escapement re-converted to balance wheel from pendulum, otherwise generally good Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of its timekeeping. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and that a service may be required at the buyer's discretion.
"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."