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201

Breguet

YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH NO. 4969, MADE IN 1866

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

201

202

Breguet

Breguet

YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH NO. 4969, MADE IN 1866

YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH NO. 4969, MADE IN 1866

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,040

GBP

Breguet

YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH

NO. 4969, MADE IN 1866


Dial: white enamel

Calibre: manual wind, jewelled

Case: 18ct yellow gold, hinged case back

Case number: rubbed

Dimensions: 47mm. diameter

Signed: cuvette and dial

Accessories: plated gold chain, and hard stone fob

Case: engine turning is rubbed, glass is missing to the outer cover, some enamel lacking to the Roman numerals, small dents to the band

Dial: hairline between the subsidiary dial and 6

Movement: running at the time of cataloguing but untested for timekeeping.


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.


You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.


**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."

The Breguet archives have confirmed this watch was sold on 29th November 1897 to Madam Coutts Trotter for Madam de Beaumont for the amount of 1,100 Francs.