Lot 78
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BREGUET ET FILS AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND FINE SILVER AND GOLD DOUBLE DIALLED WATCH WITH SINGLE HANDED TIME DIAL AND SEPARATE INKING CHRONOGRAPH DIAL WITH TEN-MINUTE REGISTERCIRCA 1825, NO. 4129

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30,000 - 50,000 CHF
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175,000 CHF
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  • Breguet et Fils
  • AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND FINE SILVER AND GOLD DOUBLE DIALLED WATCH WITH SINGLE HANDED TIME DIAL AND SEPARATE INKING CHRONOGRAPH DIAL WITH TEN-MINUTE REGISTERCIRCA 1825, NO. 4129
• Movement: frosted gilded, lever escapement the lever with jewelled pallets, two-arm bi-metallic compensation balance, parachute suspension, signed and numbered Breguet et Fils, 4129• Dials: first dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer 10-minute markers, single blued steel hour hand, off-set aperture for winding, signed to the base of the dial Breguet et Fils, further secret signature beneath 12 o'clock • second dial: white enamel, twin seconds tracks, the outer track with Arabic numeral 10-second divisions, subsidiary minute register at 9 o'clock position, spring loaded hand, the tip with ink reservoir, dial marked Bréveté and to the base of the dial Arret/Marche indication for band's start/stop slide• Case: silver engine-turned band, gold engine-turned bezels, silver pendant with gold chronograph pusher, gold bow, slide for start/stop to base, case made by Louis Joly • Accompaniments: short gold chain and later associated gilt-metal key
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