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    Sale 5158

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    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 782

    A French pair-cased silver and leather-bound grande sonnerie repeating coach watch

    FRÈRES BORDIER. CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    A French pair-cased silver and leather-bound grande sonnerie repeating coach watch
    Frères Bordier. Circa 1820
    The outer case with silver-lined sound apertures, with pierced and engraved inner case, the white enamel dial signed Frères Bordier with gilt-brass main hands and blued steel alarm indicator, the triple train movement with conforming signature and pierced and engraved balance cock to the top plate, lever escapement and cut bi-metallic balance, single chain and fusee for the going and two fixed barrels for the strike and alarm trains; travel case, winding key
    5in. (13cm.) outer case diameter


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