Lot 424
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BREGUET NO.2519. A BURR ELM REPEATING GRANDE SONNERIE CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH ALARM, PARIS, CIRCA 1810

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
35,000 GBP
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Description

3¼-inch enamel dial signed Breguet, blued steel Breguet hands, steel alarm hand, strike/silent and strike selection levers at 10 and 2, the milled bezel with bevelled glass and concealing the single winding square, the substantial two-train movement with single tandem spring barrel, the large gilt platform with plain three-arm balance to the Robin double lift escapement, grande sonnerie striking on two rod gongs, the cadrature mounted on the backplate, pull-wound alarm, push repeat, signed on the integral movement stand Breguet et Fils, No.2519, alarm bell mounted below, the rectangular case with brass carrying handle, sliding back panel, moulded base and brass bun feet, the front with a signed and numbered oval plaque, the whole veneered in richly figured wood
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