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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 343

    Cowell. A fine and rare 18K gold pair case repousse watch with matching chatelaine and a silver and enamel outer protective case

    SIGNED JON. COWELL, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 8189, STAMPED WITH LONDON DATE LETTER FOR 1729

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    Cowell. A fine and rare 18K gold pair case repousse watch with matching chatelaine and a silver and enamel outer protective case
    Signed Jon. Cowell, Royal Exchange, London, No. 8189, stamped with London date letter for 1729
    With gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely engraved and pierced scroll decorated balance cock and foot, plain three arm brass balance, diamond endstone, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, plain inner case, the outer case with finely chased, pierced and embossed scroll and foliage decorated bezel, the reverse centred by a chased and embossed classical scene in high relief, matching gilt and silver repoussé decorated châtelaine, later silver and enamel outer protective case, inner case stamped with casemaker's initials IW and London date letter for 1729, numbered 2205
    47 mm. diam. (51 mm. diam.), châtelaine 132 mm. overall length


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