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Lot 365
  • 365

Breguet

Estimate
350,000 - 450,000 CHF
Sold
422,500 CHF
bidding is closed

Description

  • A FINE AND ATTRACTIVE LARGE GILT BRASS GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE, QUARTER REPEATING&nbsp;CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH CALENDAR, ALARM AND MOON-PHASES NO 3145<BR>DELIVERED TO WENHAM 5 JANUARY 1825 FOR 6 000 FRANCS
• rectangular movement with single double ended barrel for going and striking trains, horizontally mounted platform with lateral lever escapement, bi-metallic two-arm compensation balance, parachute on the top pivot, blued steel Breguet balance spring, striking on two gongs • silver guilloché dial, satin-finished chapter ring, Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds and alarm setting, fan-form aperture for moon-phases, gilt engine-turned mask with three apertures for day, date and month in French • case with glazed side panels, back and front doors flanked by Doric pillars, the frame engraved with foliate motifs, bow handle hinged within lions heads, repeat button to the top and pull-wind for alarm, ball finials and chased bun feet • dial and movement signed
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