WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910
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LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE

WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE

WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES | CIRCA 1910

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Sold:26,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE


WEST END WATCH CO.

A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH CALENDAR AND MOON-PHASES

CIRCA 1910


jewelled lever movement, steel hammers repeating on coiled gongs, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds and date indication, apertures for day, month and moon-phases, signed West End Watch Co, Extra, 18ct gold case, translucent green and blue enamel, cabochon rubies and emeralds, translucent pink enamel chapter ring with rose-cut diamonds, blue Roman numerals, polychrome enamel panel depicting three females bathing in a river with a Tiger in the background, surrounded by rose-cut diamonds, stamped with a W within a star, numbered G441286 57

diameter 53mm

Condition Report

Dial: in good condition.


Case: some scratches to the enamel and scuffs to the gold. There is a rose-cut diamond to the case back missing.


Movement: running at the time of cataloguing, chronograph functioning, day, date and month advancing. The moon-phases are not advancing.


"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."

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