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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2798

    FRANCIS PERIGAL. A FINE AND RARE GOLD AND ENAMEL TWO TRAIN CENTRE SECONDS STRIKING PAIR CASE CLOCK WATCH

    SIGNED FRAS. PERIGAL, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 19391, CIRCA 1788

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    FRANCIS PERIGAL. A FINE AND RARE GOLD AND ENAMEL TWO TRAIN CENTRE SECONDS STRIKING PAIR CASE CLOCK WATCH
    SIGNED FRAS. PERIGAL, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 19391, CIRCA 1788

    With gilt chain fusee movement, cylinder escapement, turned baluster pillars, pierced and engraved cock and foot, quarter repeating on a bell, under dust cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute numerals, fine gold hands, pierced and engraved decorated inner case, repeating by depressing the pendant, lever at two for the strike/no strike, outer case with translucent blue enamel on guilloché background, the front and back rims decorated with seed pearl and burgundy coloured stones, white enamel scalloped border decoration, finely shaped five piece hinge, inner case stamped VW with London hallmarks for 1788, dust cover and movement signed and numbered, inner case also numbered on the outside near the pendant
    52 mm. diam.


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    US$15,000-20,000
    EUR11,000-15,000

    Accompanied by a winding key.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the case of the present watch is in its perfect original form retaining all seed pearl and burgundy-coloured stones. The white enamel scalloped border is also intact.