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

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Delépine
A FINE AND LARGE SILVER POCKET CHRONOMETER WITH PIVOTED DETENT ESCAPEMENT AND HELICAL BALANCE SPRING CIRCA 1844
Movement: gilt-brass half-plate fusee movement, Louis Berthoud-type pivoted detent escapement, two-arm compensation balance, with cylindrical compensation weights and timing nuts, free-sprung blued steel helical spring with terminal curves, ruby endstone, winding square with fusee pipe, cylindrical pillars, signed and engraved Delépine Médaillle d'Argent 1844 
Dial: silvered, Roman numerals, outer minute track, large subsidiary seconds, blued steel spade hands, signed Fecit Delépine
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Case: silver with engine-turned back, band and bezel, case maker's mark L.S. within a diamond cartouche for Léopold Sécheret, back numbered 832 S, silver cuvette with aperture for winding and signed and engraved Delépine Médaillle d'Argent 1844
diameter 66mm
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Provenance

Antiquorum Geneva, 23 October 1999, lot 43

Catalogue Note

Delépine exhibited at the Exposition des Produits de l'industrie Française in 1844 where he was awarded a silver medal.

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

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Geneva