Watch Data

White gold, tonneau Chronometer no. 70637

Case: case no. 29116 - WG, tonneau, jump hour,


Movement: 18j, Geneva seal,

19?? - Haas Neveux, Geneva

19?? - Van Cleef & Arpels

2005 - Antiquorum, 16 Oct 2005, est CHF 3-5,000, sold CHF 6,440, "?Jump Hour? Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, No. 70637, case No. 29116. Made by Haas Neveux & Cie, Genève, circa 1935. Very fine and elegant, jump hour, tonneau- shaped 18K white gold gentleman?s wristwatch with 18K white gold Haas Neveux buckle. C. Two-body, polished, tonneau-shaped, hinged back, concealed lugs. D. Brushed silver with large minute dial, Arabic 10 minute numerals, subsidiary seconds, jump-hour aperture at 12. Blued steel ?alpha? hand. M. 10???, rhodium plated, ?fausses cotes? decoration, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed for the retailer, case punched with the Haas Neveux trademark and retail number. Dim. 37 x 25 mm. Thickness: 8 mm."

2006 - Sotheby's 8 December 2006 est $5,000-7,000 SOLD $9,600 "Van Cleef & Arpels/Haas Neveux, Circa 1930, a rare white gold hinged tonneau jump hour wristwatch. 18K, circular nickel lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, bimetallic compensation balance, silvered dial, inner ring with arabic 60 minute divisions, aperture for arabic hour above, subsidiary seconds, tonneau case with hooded lugs, hinged back, case stamped "HNC" and numbered, dial signed Van Cleef & Arpels, movement numbered, length 37mm. This watch is an achievement of Art Deco design made in the 1930s for Van Cleef & Arpels by Hass [sic] Neveux & Co. Celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, Van Cleef & Arpels is one of the world's finest jewelry designers and retailers. $5,000-7,000"

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