Lot 126
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ADOLF SCHNEIDER, GLASHÜTTE & DRESDEN | AN EXCEPTIONAL AND IMPRESSIVE GOLD, ENAMEL, ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND- AND SAPPHIRE-SET KEYLESS LEVER PRESENTATION WATCH FOR KING LUDWIG II OF BAVARIA WITH HEAVY GOLD CHAIN AND FOB SEALCIRCA 1885, NO. 2207

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40,000 - 60,000 CHF
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162,500 CHF
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  • AN EXCEPTIONAL AND IMPRESSIVE GOLD, ENAMEL, ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND- AND SAPPHIRE-SET KEYLESS LEVER PRESENTATION WATCH FOR KING LUDWIG II OF BAVARIA WITH HEAVY GOLD CHAIN AND FOB SEALCIRCA 1885, NO. 2207
• Movement: gilded three-quarter plate, gold lever, bi-metallic compensation balance, diamond endstone, signed A. Schneider, Dresden, No.2207• Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunken subsidiary seconds dial, blued steel hands, signed Adolf Schneider, Dresden• Case: gold, the front with blue guilloché enamel, applied diamond-set royal monogram comprising an intertwined double 'L' beneath a diamond-set crown with red guilloché enamel centre, diamond-set border, the back with rock crystal panel reverse engraved/carved with a royal lion rampant bearing a sceptre and sword over the chequered shield of the Bavarian arms, all heightened with enamel paint in tones of gold, turquoise, red and silver, sapphire-set border, the pendant with elaborate diamond and sapphire-set bow, front cover numbered 207, all covers further numbered 75 within an oval cartouche, back cover and cuvette numbered 2207• Chain: heavy tapered multi-link chain, terminating in a large T-bar and fob seal with plain lapis lazuli panel mounted with a diamond and cabochon sapphire-set horseshoe surrounding a gold prancing horse
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