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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 446

    A Swiss silver and enamel-mounted eight day carriage timepiece with alarm

    RAU & STEINMEYER, GENEVA/PFORZHEIM, NO.13518. LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A Swiss silver and enamel-mounted eight day carriage timepiece with alarm
    Rau & Steinmeyer, Geneva/Pforzheim, No.13518. Late 19th Century
    The corniche case mounted with bright polychrome side panels, off-white enamel chapter disc with gilt dot minute markers and blue Arabic numerals (red 12), blued steel hands, the twin barrels movement with silvered platform to lever balance, the back plate mounted with enamel alarm-setting disc and alarm gong, stamped for 'RAU & STEINMEYER/GENEVE PFORZHEIM' and numbered '13518'
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high, handle down


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