Gold, diamonds & enamel Watch no. 11858
Case: Gold, hinged cuvette signed "Mary C. Hubbell"
Dial: White enamel, Breguet numerals, gold Louis XV hands, subsidiary seconds dial, unsigned.
1??? - Haas Neveux, Geneve
1??? - Mary C. Hubbell
2022 - Hindman auction, Chicago, est $7-900, sold $1,400, "ANTIQUE, YELLOW GOLD, SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL OPEN FACE LAPEL WATCH
Consisting of a foliate motif brooch containing one round cabochon sapphire measuring approximately 12.00 mm in diameter and four old mine cut diamonds, suspending an open face pocket watch with 26.00 mm case diameter, white dial, black Arabic numerals, subdial for seconds at 6 o'clock, stem wound pusher set jeweled manual wind movement, personalized cuvette signed HAAS NEVEUX & Co GENEVE PARIS, guilloche blue enamel and foliate engraved case back containing 15 mixed cut diamonds. 2 3/4 inches long.
Inner case back stamp: 18K (Swiss hallmark) 11858.
Gross weight: 18.55 dwt.
Measurements: The watch (including brooch) measures approximately 2 3/4 inches long.Overall Condition: The watch winds, sets and runs at the time of cataloguing but has not been timed for accuracy. There are several nicks and scratches to the sapphire and it is loose in its mounting. There is a chip to the enamel on the case back near the diamonds. Electronic test indicates the brooch is 18 karat gold with a 14 karat gold bail.Cuvette engraved: Mary C. Hubbell. Please note that Hindman does not warranty the watch at the time of the auction or after its purchase. Potential buyers should be advised that though the watch may be running at the time of cataloging, it may stop running before the auction and servicing is recommended for all timepieces. The authenticity of individual parts is not guaranteed since repairs and restoration may have occurred. All lots are sold "AS IS". Please contact Hindman's Jewelry & Watches department for any additional information or questions you may have regarding this lot. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Please note that measurements and opinions on gems are given as a courtesy and are approximated. It is recommended you talk to a specialist or view items in person before placing a bid. Clients must review and agree to the Conditions of Sale before participating in an auction."