Lot n° 7
2500 - 3500
Result without fees
: 5 100EUR
BREGUET, Pocket watch in white gold n°2378,... - Lot 7 - Maison de ventes Good
BREGUET, Pocket watch in white gold n°2378, Besançon Observatory Bulletin de première Classe, Gold Medal around 1935.
Round case in white gold, fluted flat crown, oval bezel, two-tone silver dial, black painted Roman numerals, external timer, small second hand at 6 o'clock. Openworked Breguet hands in blued steel. Hinged white gold case bearing the inscription "Observatoire de Besançon, Bulletin de première Classe, Médaille d'or" (Besançon Observatory, First Class Bulletin, Gold Medal). Case back in white gold engraved "Pierre Raufast, Mai 1937"
Hand-wound mechanical movement No. 2378, viper's head stamped with the Besançon Observatory's chronometer quality mark.
Diameter: 49 mm, case thickness: 13, 45 mm
Gross weight: 109 g.
Recently overhauled, very good general condition.
Presented in a mahogany swivel travel case.
The Besançon Observatory is one of the few organizations authorized to issue a watch with the title of mechanical chronometer. Moreover, in the world of watchmaking, the viper's head of the Observatory's punch has been a guarantee of chronometric precision since 1897.
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