Watch Data

Platinum & enamel Chronometer no. 20453

Case: Three-piece, "bassine", polished, back with black champlevé enameled coat-of-arms depicting a rampant lion and the motto "Res Non Verba" (Actions, not words).

Dial: Silver, matte, eccentric oval champlevé Arabic chapter ring set at the top, outer oval minute track, lower part with three apertures for digital days of the week, date and months. Blued steel Breguet hands.

Movement: 40.6 mm. (18'''), rhodium-plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel flat balance spring, punched with Seal of Geneva Quality Mark.

Provenance:
???? - Haas Neveux, Geneva

2003 - Antiquorum April 12, 2003 est 12000-14000chf sold 11500chf "Haas Neveux & Cie, Genève, No. 20453, circa 1920.Very fine, rare and elegant platinum and enamel slim keyless dress watch with digital calendar in original leather pouch. C. Three-piece, "bassine", polished, back with black champlevé enameled coat-of-arms depicting a rampant lion and the motto "Res Non Verba" (Actions, not words). D. Silver, matte, eccentric oval champlevé Arabic chapter ring set at the top, outer oval minute track, lower part with three apertures for digital days of the week, date and months. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40.6 mm. (18'''), rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compnsation balance with blued steel flat balance spring, punched with Seal of Geneva Quality Mark. Signed on dial, movement and pouch, case punched with maker's trademark.Diam. 47 mm. C. Three-piece, "bassine", polished, back with black champlevé enameled coat-of-arms depicting a rampant lion and the motto "Res Non Verba" (Actions, not words). D. Silver, matte, eccentric oval champlevé Arabic chapter ring set at the top, outer oval minute track, lower part with three apertures for digital days of the week, date and months. Blued steel Breguet hands. "

2??? - David G. Newsom.

2008 - Patrizzi auction, 18 Nov 2008

2021 - Skinner auction, 22 Oct 2021, est $4-6,000, sold $7,500, "Haas Neveux & Co. Platinum Digital Watch, c. 1928, silvered dial with arabic numeral chapter ring marked in center with maker's name, triple calendar digital read-out below, stem-wind, stem-set, Côtes de Genève-decorated movement, interior case back and movement no. 20453, case back with enameled seal marked "Res Non Verba," dia. 46 mm, 58g. Provenance: The estate of David G. Newsom. Patrizzi & Co., Hotel Richemond, Geneva, November 18, 2008, Lot 406."

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