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Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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Richard Glaeser, Glashütte
A GOLD HUNTING CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH CIRCA 1890, NO. 8772
Movement: gilded ¾ plate, lever escapement, bi-metallic compensation balance, decoratively engraved balance cock with precision swan-neck regulation, ruby endstone, signed and numbered Rich. Glaeser, Glashütte, no.8772
Dial: white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, outer minute ring with red Arabic numeral 5-minute divisions above, sunken subsidiary seconds, gold Louis XV style hands, signed Richard Glaeser, Glashütte B/Dresden
Case: 14ct gold, plain polished covers, gold polished cuvette, covers and cuvette numbered 8772
diameter 50.5mm
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Catalogue Note

August K. Richard Gläser (1856-1928) apprenticed under Adolf Lange. Gläser went on to produce a considerable number of high-quality watches between 1885 to 1920 for his own company, Deutsche Ankeruhrenfabrik.

Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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Geneva