Watch Data

18k bicolor yellow gold with white gold bezel Chronometer no. 5501

Case: 18k gold rectangular wristwatch, import mark London 1928 (white bezel on a yellow case)

Dial: silvered dial with digital hour numeral aperture, with minute disc with subsidiary seconds dial

Movement: s/n; 5501, tonneau caliber, Niton, Geneve, Swiss, 18 jewels, 8 or all adjustments, 2 x Poincon de Geneve quality seals obtained on January 11, 1929 and was part of two batches of six with the same date (5744-5749 and 5499-5504)

1929 - Niton, Geneve

1994 - Sotheby's, Sussex

Sotheby's, July 19, 1994, Lot 963 A GENTLEMAN’S 18CT GOLD RECTANGULAR CASED WRISTWATCH, import mark London 1928, the tonneau shaped jewelled lever movement sgd to the backplate NITON, GENÈVE, SWISS, 5501, the silvered dial with digital hour numeral aperture, minutes dial with Arabic numerals as indicated by a hand on a rotating disc, with subsidiary seconds dial beneath, the rectangular case with white bezel on a yellow ground, with tan strap. £300—500