Jacquet Droz - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR Hong Kong Monday, May 29, 2017 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: Jacquet Droz
    Year: Circa 1780
    Material: Gold, pearls, rubies and glass
    Dimensions: 50 mm. diameter
    Signed: Movement plate signed
    Literature: There are two Jacquer Droz pump-winding pocket watches prominently illustrated in Technique and History of The Swiss Watch From its Beginnings to the Present Day by Eugene Jaquet and Alfred Chapuis, plate 118.

    For another very similar Jacquer Droz, marked London, however a clock watch, please see Watches by Cecil Clutton and George Daniels, fig. 325-7.


An exceptionally fine and incredibly rare gold, pearl and ruby-set pump winding openface watch with centre seconds and red glass presentation back, made in Switzerland, retailed in London for export to the Far East

Circa 1780
50 mm. diameter
Movement plate signed

HK$300,000 - 500,000 

Sold for HK$375,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017