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Jules Jürgensen
A YELLOW GOLD HUNTING CASED POCKET CHRONOMETER NO 10923 CASE NO 4276 CIRCA 1880
• 18''' nickel movement, highly jeweled, bi metallic balance with pivoted detent escapement, gold escape wheel • white enamel dial, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, outer minute track • 18k gold case, engine turned lids further embellished with running leaf tips and scrolls, the front with a blank cartouche, the reverse with a cartouche inhabited by a bird, gold cuvette, patented bow setting • dial and movement signed, case with HR & Co makers' mark, cuvette bearing Jules Jurgensen signature
diameter 56 mm
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Catalogue Note

Although Jürgensen generally signed the cases of his watches, he did not sign the case on the present lot. This piece may have been made to special order, as it has a more stylized design compared to Jürgensen's characteristic engine-turned and plain polished cases.

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