Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts - January 14, 2012
Lot 59 - LONGINES 18K YELLOW GOLD GRANDS PRIX POCKET WATCH
Exquisite Longines Switzerland 18k yellow gold 6 Grands Prix watch (6 prize winner). Case has beautiful leaf and berry design throughout. White enamel face with black Roman numerals and notches with raised Arabic numerals in 5 second increments. Face states "LONGINES" over three gold stars and says "15 Jewel". Has metallic cobalt blue hour, minute and sub second hands. Interior panel of case has etched "LONGINES 6 GRANDS PRIX PARIS - ANVERS -PARIS - MILAN - BERNE". 15 Jewel movement. Case and movement number 3212592. Stamped 18K to case. Holds French Mercury export mark to case. 19th to early 20th century. Pre-Sale estimate $1000-$2000.