Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
LOT 81
CLARTE FOR HERMES DIGITAL PURSE WAT CH Clarté, Swiss, made for Hermes, Paris. No.1801. Made in the 1930s. Sterling silver and black enamel Art Deco keyless purse watch with digital jumphour display. To be sold without reserve
C. Three-body, rectangular with hinged upper lid revealing the winding crown, plain black enamel case with central silver circular dial with apertures for hours and minutes, loop for chain in the lower corner. D. White with black Arabic hour numerals to the upper disc, Arabic 5 minutes with minute track to the lower disc. M. Cal. 12’’’, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Case and movement signed by maker, case also signed by retailer. Dim. 37 mm x 42 mm.
Estimate: 15,000 HKD - 23,000 HKD
Estimate: 2,000 USD - 3,000 USD
Estimate: 1,500 EUR - 2,300 EUR
Grading system

C 3 D 2 M 2* AA
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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
09-10-2010
Sold including buyer's premium:
30,000 HKD