AUCTION : 1019

Lots 419 - 425: Chronometers & Deck Watches

Lot#: 419

DESCRIPTION: Patek, Philippe & Cie., Geneva, for Tiffany & Co., New York, a ref. E1200 "Naviquartz" timepiece, rectangular aluminum case with black crinkle finish, the front with bevelled gilt trim surrounding a brushed gilt dial mask, roman numeral cream painted dial with black painted Breguet style hands, and battery powered cal. 33 quartz movement, serial #803744, in its original brass bound mahogany presentation box with bevelled glass top
CONDITION: presentation box with a few minor dings, lacquer with minor lifting and chipping, glass good, one rubber foot missing, clock case very good, bezel with a few fine marks and scratches, running
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1975
DIMENSIONS: 3in x 6.75in x 9in

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Lot#: 420

DESCRIPTION: Patek, Philippe & Cie., Geneva, ref. E1200 "Naviquartz" timepiece, rectangular aluminum case with black crinkle finish, the front with bevelled chrome trim surrounding a brushed aluminum dial mask, round, black painted dial with large peripheral seconds dial, the inner dial showing the hours and minutes, white painted stick hands, and battery powered cal. 33 quartz movement, serial #690803
CONDITION: front with a few small dings and scratches, case with minor dirt, dial and hands good, tries to run, advances a few seconds. stops for a few seconds, resumes for a few seconds, etc
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1975
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 5.5in x 2.25in

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Lot#: 421

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., a large, sterling silver cased torpedo boat watch, 36 size, 21 jewels, stem wind and pin set, adjusted to 5 positions, temperature and isochronism, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, Guillaume balance, gold jewel settings and gold timing screws in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, plain polished open face case, arabic numeral, double sunk silvered metal dial with wind indicator, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #1260092, 69mm, c1916.
CONDITION: CASE: Small flat spot, band; Scattered dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Case back with polishing mop marks; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Inside of cuvette with two marks from ratchet wheel; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: A few areas of minor discoloration, otherwise very good. HANDS: Minor oxide, tip of minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches on plate; A more significant scratch at ratchet wheel end of barrel bridge; Winding wheels with fine scratches; Intermediate winding wheel core with speck of oxide; One case screw with fine specks of oxide; One end of balance arm with minor oxide; Regulator with fine specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . The Hamilton Watch Co. records indicate that the 36 size was produced in two configurations, a Ships Watch, which was gimbal mounted and boxed, and was wound and set with a key. The Patrol or Torpedo boat version was the stem wound and pin set version offered here. The serial number range for the 36 size timepiece was 1260001- 1260970, indicating a total production of 969 pieces, this example being the 91st in that sequence. Hamilton's records indicate that the movement was sent to the finishing department on March 19, 1916.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2500

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Lot#: 422

DESCRIPTION: A. Johanssen & Co., 149 Minories, London, a boxed, two day marine chronometer, 11 jewel fusee movement with spotted plates, Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung cut bimetallic balance, and helical balance spring, roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimbaled, lacquered brass bowl, and contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, the front with engraved plaque marked "Sold by A. Grandjeaud Marseilles", serial #3514
CONDITION: box refinished, hardware with minor dirt and tarnish, original piano hinge for lower box replaced with four small hinges, front of top with three vertical gouges, plaque with cracks and minor losses, gimbal and bowl with spotting, tarnish, losses to lacquer, and minor verdigris, bezel with minor verdigris, dial with minor dings and minor spotting, hands good, seconds hand with minor oxide, movement with minor spotting and tarnish, minor scratches and dings, upper balance endstone setting filled with shellac, dirty and oily, running, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1800
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 423

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 21 marine Chronometer, 14 jewel, key wind and set fusee movement with straight line damascened nickel plates, spring detent escapement, large monometallic balance and helical balance spring, arabic numeral metal dial with wind indicator, black painted steel spade and poker hands, with gimbaled brass bowl, contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, serial #2E2766
CONDITION: running, plates with minor marks and scratches, dial with minor spotting and tarnish, bowl and gimbals with staining and tarnish, box dirty, with minor marks, scratches, scuffs, tape residue and staining, serial number plate missing, hardware with minor losses to lacquer and darkening, catch for lower section sticking
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.625in x 7.625in

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Lot#: 424

DESCRIPTION: Thomas Mercer, St. Albans, England, a boxed two day marine chronometer, 15 jewel spotted brass movement with Earnshaw's escapement using the Mercer spring detent, uncut balance with cylindrical weights and helical balance spring, arabic numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, blued steel hands, contained in a gimbaled brass bowl and two tier mahogany box with glazed top
CONDITION: box with crazed varnish, dings and scrapes, bowl and gimbal with wear and minor scratches, dial dirty and with a few tiny spots of corrosion, hands good, movement dirty, oily, running well, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1970
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 7.25in x 7.5in

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Lot#: 425

DESCRIPTION: Langford, Bristol, a two day, boxed marine chronometer, 11 jewel, damascened fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic balance with diamond endstone and helical balance spring, roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimbaled bowl, and contained in a three tier rosewood box with brass furniture and ivory plaque, serial #1823
CONDITION: movement lacking detent, escape wheel, fusee chain, and setup ratchet, minor rust and verdigris, dial with spotting and verdigris, bowl with verdigris, box with minor splits and losses to finish. Note to non U.S. bidders: the presence of ivory and rosewood in this lot will require a CITES permit for export. All permit applications, fees and arrangements required to secure an export permit will be the sole responsibility of the winning bidder.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1870

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