Hunting cased watch by Contantaras


Gold 18 K (750 millièmes) chronometer watch.

With hunting case, front and back ornated with blue-enameled radiants and festoons in brown-enameled surrounding. Front depicts eight-point star set with old European-cut diamonds (platinum [950 millième] grained setting), each point tip with old European-cut diamond in decoration of gold wire scrolls. Back bears the Arab name of "Rashad Muhammad Sultan". Gold interior cuvette bears following captions:
"Chronomètre N°95947.Constantaras Frères. Constantinople.
Joailliers en Chef de S. M. I. le Sultan"
White-enameled dial is not polished in center, Turkish numerals and railroad for minutes indication, marked "chronomètre". Mechanical movement with manual winding mechanism is not signed.

Case bears Swiss marks of 1880-1934.

Diameter of case: approx. 5 cm (2 in.)

Overall weight: 96,8 gr. (3-1/4 oz.)

Very feint scratches on enamel.
The glass cover is unscrewed and damaged on one side.

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010699
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.