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Information about the watchmakers Cortébert

Cortébert was founded in 1790 at Cortébert in Switzerland by Abraham-Louis Juillard and used to be one of the highest regarded premium watch brands, manufacturing their own movements and supplying movements to other brands such as Rolex and introducing the jump-hour arrangement (which was the first ever digital watch).

Cortébert also produced railroad, airline and ocean carrier watches and is one of the most desirable premium watchmakers, appreciated for the extensive range of their own movements.

Cortébert watches can fetch any value between £10 - £1,500 at auction today.

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Lot FS22/177

Lot FS22/177: Cortebert Envoy. A Lady's 18ct Gold Wristwatch

Cortebert Envoy. A lady's 18ct gold wristwatch, the square satin-finish dial with baton markers in a gold case with integral flexible mesh-link bracelet.

Estimate: £500 - £700
Realised: £550

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Lot FS22/176: Cortebert Envoy. A Gentleman's 18ct Gold Cased Wristwatch

Cortebert Envoy. A gentleman's 18ct gold cased wristwatch, the circular satin-finish dial with baton markers, centre seconds hand and date aperture in an 18ct gold case on a 9ct gold mesh-link bracelet.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £340