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PROPERTY OF A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE BONAPARTE FAMILY

Charles Oudin
A YELLOW GOLD OPEN-FACED QUARTER REPEATING CYLINDER WATCH  NO 6418, CIRCA 1820
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PROPERTY OF A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE BONAPARTE FAMILY

Charles Oudin
A YELLOW GOLD OPEN-FACED QUARTER REPEATING CYLINDER WATCH  NO 6418, CIRCA 1820
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Charles Oudin
A YELLOW GOLD OPEN-FACED QUARTER REPEATING CYLINDER WATCH  NO 6418, CIRCA 1820
jewelled cylinder movement, repeating on two gongs; yellow gold cuvette; silvered dial, guilloché centre field, Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds; yellow gold case, engine-turned band and back, back monogrammed 'J.N'case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered   
diameter 53 mm
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Provenance

Jérôme Napoléon, King of Westphalia (1784-1860)
Prince Napoléon, Plon-Plon (1822-1891)
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926)
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

Catalogue Note

Charles Oudin was a particularly innovative watchmaker and studied under Abraham-Louis Breguet, who held him in very high esteem. Oudin established his own workshop at the Palais Royal no. 52 in 1805 and is now considered one of the oldest French horological institutions.

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