GE1201

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Lot 360
  • 360

Breguet

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 CHF
Sold
56,250 CHF
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Description

  • <P>A SMALL FINE AND RARE YELLOW GOLD CONVERTIBLE WATCH WITH DATE AND REGULATOR TO THE DIAL<BR>SOLD ON OCTOBER 12, 1818, TO DUC DE BERWICK FOR 4,800 FRANCS, RETURNED TO BREGUET 20 YEARS LATER AND IMMEDIATELY SOLD TO ANTHONY DE ROTHSCHILD, NO 2791</P>
• gilt brass gards-temps straight-line lever escapement, very fine oil retention holes, three-arm cut bi-metallic compensation balance, three gold mean screws, entire going train jewelled, escapement capped, parachute suspension on both pivots • silver engine-turned eccentric dial, Roman numerals, aperture for date above XII, applied gold arrow pointer, fan-form aperture for regulator • two body case, inner with engine-turned cover, aperture for winding, the band with three push-pieces for adjusting the date and regulator, the outer case with spring loaded button release, engine-turned cover, inscription to the interior •  case, dial and movement signed, case made by Tavernier
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