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CASPER RAUBER, AUGSBURG | AN EARLY AND VERY RARE GILT-METAL TAMBOUR CASED TWO-TRAIN CLOCK WATCH WITH STACKFREED AND HOG'S BRISTLE REGULATORCIRCA 1570

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 CHF
Sold
20,000 CHF
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Description

  • AN EARLY AND VERY RARE GILT-METAL TAMBOUR CASED TWO-TRAIN CLOCK WATCH WITH STACKFREED AND HOG'S BRISTLE REGULATORCIRCA 1570
• Movement: iron, verge escapement, dumb-bell foliot, count wheel recessed into the backplate, hog's bristle regulator with brass regulation dial, stackfreed mounted to the backplate, flat pillars, striking a bell mounted to the inside case back, stamped CR within a shield for Casper Rauber• Dial: gilded, Roman numerals with touch pins above, inner 24-hour ring, dial centre with blazing motif composed of intertwined serpents and a star motif• Case: gilt brass, the front bezel decorated with stylised leaves and fruit and lacking its cover, the back cover pierced for sound emission and engraved with fruit and scrolling serpents, the band similarly rendered
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