Gold Watch no. 969
Case: Yellow gold, hunting, engraved with scenes of the Houses of Parliament.
Movement: Gilt cylinder escapement, numbered "969" on main plate.
18?? - Haas Neveux, Geneva
2019 - Sotheby's est £7-10,0002 July 2019 "B. Haas Jeune & Cie.
AN IMPRESSIVE GOLD CASE-WOUND HUNTING CASED CYLINDER WATCH WITH FINELY ENGRAVED SCENES OF THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, PLACE DE LA CONCORDE & A BAROQUE BUILDING CIRCA 1850 B. Haas Jeune & Cie.
AN IMPRESSIVE GOLD CASE-WOUND HUNTING CASED CYLINDER WATCH WITH FINELY ENGRAVED SCENES OF THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, PLACE DE LA CONCORDE & A BAROQUE BUILDING CIRCA 1850
• Movement: gilded jewelled movement, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm balance, signed B.Haas Jeune Bréveté à Besancon
• Dial: white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer minute ring, gold fancy hands, subsidiary seconds, signed B.Haas Jne, Bréveté S.G.D.G., Besançon
• Case: gold ornate hunting case, the front cover with patented Haas case winding mechanism, fine engravings depicting a baroque building to the front, the British Houses of Parliament to the back and Place de La Concorde in Paris to the inside back, the inside front with monogram within an engine-turned border, bezels and band chased and engraved with geometric scrolling decoration, hand setting through the push button in the bow, cuvette engraved remontoir perpétuel bté and signed B. Haas Jne. Fsseur Bté de S.M. L'Empereur, Genève, Besançon, Paris