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GERMAN | A RARE GILT-METAL TWO-TRAIN CLOCK WATCH WITH STACKFREED AND HOG'S BRISTLE REGULATORCIRCA 1590

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10,000 - 15,000 CHF
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20,000 CHF
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Description

  • German
  • A RARE GILT-METAL TWO-TRAIN CLOCK WATCH WITH STACKFREED AND HOG'S BRISTLE REGULATORCIRCA 1590
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement with iron wheel work, brass contrate wheel, steel dumb-bell foliot and hog's bristle regulator with arm connected to brass regulation dial, iron stackfreed cam and spring, iron count wheel, straight flat-edged gilded pillars with linear framed edges, striking a bell mounted to the inside case back• Dial: gilded, Roman numerals with touch pins above, inner Arabic 24-hour ring, centre engraved with a stylised flower and surrounded by concentric circular engraving, steel single hand, the dial edge chamfered and engraved with repeated overlapping geometric motif• Case: gilt-brass, the lid pierced and engraved with trefoil-shaped apertures and tracery-form centre, locking slide to the catch, case back with an urn to the base from which emanate a profusion of scrolling flowers and foliage all engraved and pierced for sound emission, convex case sides pierced and engraved with stylised scrolling foliage, ring pendant
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