Up for sale is a Louis Audemars 18k Yellow Gold Open Face 36mm Pocket Watch Complete c. 1870s. This watch is on a handwritten list of 52 high quality watches shown at the 1873 Universal Exhibition in Vienna, Austria. This is the 3rd watch on the list to have been traced.
Case: Signed, round, 18k yellow gold, open face case no. 11701 measures 36mm, and weighs approx. 44.5g.
Dial: Signed, white enamel dial with black radial Roman numeral hour markers, gold spade and whip hands, sunken subsidiary seconds dial at 6 o’clock, and outer minute track with 5 minute Arabic numerals.
Movement: Signed manual winding mechanical movement. Pin set.
Condition: Preowned. In excellent vintage condition.
Accessories: Accompanied by box, certificate, and confirmation letter from Paul Audemars.
Inventory no. 22715