The Watch Auction: One Geneva Saturday, May 9, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: NoArtist
    Year: 1950
    Movement No: 4'841'539
    Case No: 4'841'539
    Model Name: World Time
    Material: 14k yellow gold
    Calibre: Manual
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: Gold plated buckle
    Dimensions: 34mm. Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Louis Cottier, a much celebrated Geneva watch maker was commissioned by several well known watch manufacturers to produce his patented world time movements for them. This included greats such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Vacheron & Constantin, and the less well known Agassiz. Cottier's output was limited to only around 455 movements in total for pocket watches, wristwatches, and clocks, so consequently this is a particularly rare example. His use of the lollipop hour hand became something of a signature for him, as can be seen on this and other brands.


A fine and very rare yellow gold wristwatch with hooded lugs and world time indication

34mm. Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

CHF7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for CHF15,625

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The Watch Auction: One

Geneva Auction 10 May 2015 6:30pm