Watch Data

Gold Repeating Watch no. 20409




???? - Haas Neveux, Geneva

2001 - Antiquorum, 13 Oct 2001, est CHF4,500-6,000, unsold, "Haas, Neveux & Cie, No. 20409, circa 1920.Very fine 18K gold, keyless minute-repeating watch. C. Four-body, "bassine", polished with enameled initials "AL". D. Matted gilt, champlevé Arabic numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel, Breguet hands. M. 37.7mm (17'''), rhodiumed, 28 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, "swan-neck" micrometric regulator, repeating on gongs through activating slide in the band.Signed on dial and movement.Diam. 47mm. Haas Neveux & Cie.Successors to B. Haas Jeune, 5 quai du Mont-Blanc à Genève and 104 Bd Sébastopol à Paris. Specialized in high quality watches, often with complications, patented interesting winding system by closing the cover. They made numerous watches for Observatory Trials, and received prizes at the Vienna Exhibition in 1873 and in 1896 in Geneva.Dictionnaire des Horlogers Genevois by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, Geneva, 1998. "

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