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    Sale 1357

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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 40

    Gebrüder Klumak. A fine silver openface deck chronometer

    SIGNED GEBRÜDER KLUMAK, WIEN, NO. 4713, CIRCA 1890

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    Gebrüder Klumak. A fine silver openface deck chronometer
    Signed Gebrüder Klumak, Wien, No. 4713, circa 1890
    With gilt-finished three quarter plate jewelled movement, Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, blued steel balance spring, silver cuvette, silvered matte dial, Roman numerals, blued steel pear hands, sunk subsidiary seconds, large circular case, engine-turned back centred by a blank circular cartouche, case and cuvette numbered, dial and movement signed and numbered
    60 mm. diam.


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    Klumak Brothers in Vienna were chronometer makers for the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal Navy.