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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 117

    Matile. An 18K gold hunter case pocket chronometer with pivoted detent escapement, made for the American Market

    SIGNED H.-LS MATILE, LOCLE, CHRONOMETER, NO. 5058, CASE SIGNED I. SMITH & BROTHER, ALBANY, NY, CIRCA 1850

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    Matile. An 18K gold hunter case pocket chronometer with pivoted detent escapement, made for the American Market
    Signed H.-Ls Matile, Locle, Chronometer, No. 5058, case signed I. Smith & Brother, Albany, NY, circa 1850
    The nickel-finished highly jewelled movement with pivoted detent escapement, large bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, in large circular engine-turned case with blank shield-shaped cartouches to both sides, ball-shaped pendant, case signed I. Smith & Brother and numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, dial signed
    57 mm. diam.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the image numbers in the printed catalogue of this lot and lot 118 have been inverted. Consequently, the image of this lot is wrongly numbered 118.
    Les numeros de lot dans la version imprimee du catalogue de ce lot ainsi que du lot 118 ont ete inverses. Par consequent, l'image de ce lot porte le faux numero 118.