Lot 2346
  • 2346

VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE GILT-BRASS 8-DAY GOING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH HALF QUARTER REPEATING, ALARM, SUBSIDIARY SECONDS, CALENDAR WITH DATE AND MONTH, ORIGINAL KEY, CERTIFICATE AND ORIGINAL TOOLED RED LEATHER FITTED TRAVELLING CASE, NUMBER 46, SOLD TO COUNT FERSEN FOR 4,000 FRANCS ON THE 16TH OF JUNE 1837

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1,400,000 - 2,000,000 HKD
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  • VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE GILT-BRASS 8-DAY GOING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH HALF QUARTER REPEATING, ALARM, SUBSIDIARY SECONDS, CALENDAR WITH DATE AND MONTH, ORIGINAL KEY, CERTIFICATE AND ORIGINAL TOOLED RED LEATHER FITTED TRAVELLING CASE, NUMBER 46, SOLD TO COUNT FERSEN FOR 4,000 FRANCS ON THE 16TH OF JUNE 1837
Movement: brass, platform escapement with straight line counter poised long lever escapement, two-arm compensation balance with platinum outer lamina and gold screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, 20 tooth brass escape wheel with oil-retention holes, pallet fork with double roller and arrow-shaped gold guard pin, escapement jewelled with endstone on the lower pivots, parachute on the top pivot, adjustable regulator pins, repeating and alarm on gongsCase: gilt-brass, hinged glass doorSize: 6.5 cm length x 9 cm width x 14.5 cm heightSigned: dial and movement signed, case and original fitted case numberedAccessories: Breguet Certificate, winding key and original tooled red leather fitted case
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