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MATTHEUS HALLAŸCHER, AUGSBURG AN EXTREMELY RARE GIMBAL MOUNTED PENDULUM WATCH MOVEMENT IN LATER SILVER AND SILVER-GILT SPHERICAL CASEMOVEMENT CIRCA 1680 CASE PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

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10,000 - 15,000 CHF
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23,750 CHF
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  • AN EXTREMELY RARE GIMBAL MOUNTED PENDULUM WATCH MOVEMENT IN LATER SILVER AND SILVER-GILT SPHERICAL CASEMOVEMENT CIRCA 1680 CASE PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
• Movement: gilded full plate, domed weighted backplate with pierced apertures to accommodate fusee and barrel, decoratively engraved border, verge escapement with short brass bob pendulum, unusually tapered pillars with decorative engraving, chain fusee, signed Mattheus Hallaÿcher, Augusta (Augsburg)• Dial: gilt-brass, Roman chapter ring with half hour divisions, centre decoratively engraved with stylised scrolling foliage• Case: later silver two-part with gilded interior, spherically shaped, the movement suspended within steel gimbals, bayonet-type closure, the exterior of the case fully engraved with stylised flower heads and geometric motifs
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