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PRINCE VICTOR NAPOLÉON

Swiss
RETAILED BY CHARLES GROTTENDIECK: A YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH DAY AND RETROGRADE DATE NO 60084, CIRCA 1880
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PRINCE VICTOR NAPOLÉON

Swiss
RETAILED BY CHARLES GROTTENDIECK: A YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH DAY AND RETROGRADE DATE NO 60084, CIRCA 1880
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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RETAILED BY CHARLES GROTTENDIECK: A YELLOW GOLD HALF HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH DAY AND RETROGRADE DATE NO 60084, CIRCA 1880
gilt movement, lever escapement; yellow gold cuvette; white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dial for constant seconds combined with day, retrograde date; plain 18k yellow gold half hunter case, the reverse with French Imperial Coat of Arms; cuvette inscribed CH. Grottendieck Bruxelles, Fournisseur de S.A.I. Le Prince Victor Napoleon, case numbered 60084
diameter 54 mm
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Provenance

Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

Description

Charles Grottendeick was a Belgian clockmaker of the highest repute and was appointed Clockmaker to the King and Queen of Belgium in 1890. While primarily concerned with the making of clocks he did however also deal in fine watches - of which the present lot, bearing his name - is an example.

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