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    Sale 2161

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    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    SWISS. AN 18K GOLD OPENFACE TWO-TRAIN QUARTER REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER OPENFACE CLOCK WATCH WITH GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE

    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1880

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    SWISS. AN 18K GOLD OPENFACE TWO-TRAIN QUARTER REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER OPENFACE CLOCK WATCH WITH GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE
    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1880
    Two-train gilt-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, minute repeating and sonnerie sounding on two gongs activated by a push button in the band, gold cuvette, central white enamel, Roman numerals, blue metal outer ring with multi-colour gilt Father Time sounding the quarter hours and two cherubs striking the hours and quarters, circular engraved and chased case, levers underneath the bezel for strike/silent and petite/grande sonnerie, hinged back, dial signed
    53mm diam.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION