Lot 72
  • 72

Breguet

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
27,500 GBP
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Description

  • A VERY FINE AND RARE GOLD OPEN-FACED MINIATURE CYLINDER WATCH
    CIRCA 1858 NO. 3299
• gilt cylinder movement, gold cuvette signed Breguet • white enamel dial, Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic numerals for the minutes • finely engraved case, decorated on the back with a ruby in the centre surrounded by diamonds

Catalogue Note

According to research in the Breguet archives, the present example was made in 1858 and described as '3299 tres petite montre simple' to emphasize the miniature size of this watch which is very rare and unusual in the production of Breguet timekeepers from that period. This Breguet miniature watch coming from descendants of the original owner and is a very rare piece for collectors.

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