Robert Brandt & Cie. Open faced pocket watch with Serbia’s coat of arms

Valuation : 5 000 €
Price with buyer commission VAT included

Robert BRANDT & Cie, Switzerland

Gold 18K (750 millièmes) slim open faced pocket watch. White-enameled dial with painted Roman numerals, index baton markers for minutes indication. Back with color-enameled decoration depicting the coat of arms for Prince Milos Obrenovitch I, Prince of Serbia (March 18, 1780 - September 26, 1860). Ground is engraved with the letter M in cyrillic and surmounted with royal crown. Internal cuvette signed: Robert Brandt & Cie. Numbered: 7278.
Mechanical movement is not signed, winding key.

Work from First Half-19th Century

Diameter of case: approx. 4,3 cm (1-2/3 in.)

Overall weight: 40,6 gr. (1-2/5 oz.)

Slight accident on enamel. Missing winding keys.

Louis Brandt (1800-1866) was a watch maker and merchant in Chaux-de-Fonds (Robert Brandt & Cie). He specialized in watches with Jacquemart, minutes repetition and notably slim and extra slim watches that were sometimes enameled.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013110826
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.