Gold Repeating Watch no. 15306
Case: Gold, hunting, engraved all over
Dial: Silver with applied gold details, engraved all over, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, blued steel spade unsigned.
Movement: 2nd quality, nickel, bi-metallic balance with blued steel balance spring with Breguet overcoil with squared steel kidney piece, lever with counterpoise, repeating on gongs.
18?? - Haas Neveux, Geneva
1993 - Antiquorum, 17 Oct 1993, est CHF5,500-6,500, unsold, "B. Haas Jne. & Cie, Paris, Genève, No. 15306, made for the Spanish market, circa 1890. Fine 18 ct. gold, hunting cased, keyless minute repeating watch. C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", fully chased, the bezels with palmette decoration, the cover with a griffin with outer foliage, the back with a bunch of flowers and outer decoration matching that of the cover. Gold cuvette engine-turned on the border. D. Silver with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, with applied cast gold floral decoration. Blued steel " spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated "à vagues" decoration, 29 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring; Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the cuvette. In very good condition. Diam. 51 mm."
2022 - Antiquorum, 8 May 2022, est Euro2-4,000, sold CHF6.250, "B. HAAS Jne & Cie MINUTE REPEATING, A very fine, 18K gold, minute-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless pocket watch. Cover and case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut).
Brand B. Haas Jeune, Switzerland
Year Circa 1885
Case No. 15306
Material 18K yellow gold
Diameter 50 mm.
Caliber 19''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.