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

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Genève

J. Chappuis, Genève
A SILVER HALF-HUNTING CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH 8-DAY DURATION AND POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED DIAL DEPICTING A MAP OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA CIRCA 1870
Movement: frosted gilded, two mainspring barrels, lever escapement, bi-metallic compensation balance, signed J. Chappuis, Genève
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute ring, polychrome enamel painted centre depicting a map of the Iberian peninsula, blued steel hands
Case: silver, the front with large glazed aperture surrounded by outer black enamel Arabic numerals and inner red enamel 24-hour ring, plain case back, gold hinges and crown, glazed hinged cuvette, case maker's mark LF, numbered 2715
diameter 54mm
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Provenance

Antiquorum Geneva, 18 & 19 April 1998, lot 208

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

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Genève