“Grand Prix – Paris 1900” Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 29099
Vente aux enchères Antiquorum N°100 - 16 octobre 2005 - Lot N°81
“Grand Prix – Paris 1900” Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 29099. The movement especially made for the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1900. Extremely rare and very fine, early, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch. To be sold without reserve.
C. Three-body, “officier type”, polished, curved bezel, straight lugs, gold screwed bars. D. White enamel, threepiece with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel “Breguet” hands. M. Cal. 12''', foliate engraved and polished, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating with two hammers on two gongs activated by a slide on the band. Signed on the dial, numbered on the case. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 11 mm.