Lot 2581 - A185 Wristwatches & Pocketwatches - Wednesday, 27. June 2018, 05.00 PM
Girard Perregaux, Tourbillon, 1867.
Yellow gold 750.
Heavy, exceptionally well-preserved, engine-turned savonette case No. 48989. The inside of the case cover, likewise engine-turned. Finely engraved dust cover: "Chronometre Tourbillon, Exposition Universelle Paris 1867". At this world exposition, Girard Perregaux was awarded with a medal for the exquisite work. White enamel dial with original gold hands. Additional, silver dial with applied gold, numbered 48989. Very fine new-silver bridge with Geneva stripes and mirror-polished gears in red gold. 1-minute tourbillon cage after Ernest Guinand with pivoted detent escapement. Compensation balance with Breguet spring. D 54 mm.
A similar watch is described in: "Das Tourbillon" by Reinhard Meis, pages 126-127.
With original ebony box, replacement dial in silver and gold, and replacement glass.
CHF 20 000 / 30 000
€ 17 540 / 26 320
Sold for CHF 38 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.