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    Sale 5158

    Clocks & Barometers

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 754

    A silver form watch in silver mounted leather case

    BEARING THE SIGNATURE PIERRE COMBRET, LYON. CASE PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY, MOVEMENT OF LATER COMPONENTS

    Price Realised  

    A silver form watch in silver mounted leather case
    Bearing the signature Pierre Combret, Lyon. Case probably 17th Century, movement of later components
    The engraved silver dial with brass engraved Roman chapter ring and chiseled blued steel hand, the later movement incorporating early components with pierced and engraved balance cock and signed Pierre/Combre/Lyon; case, dial and movement composite
    4½in. (11.5cm.) long


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