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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 177

    Vaucher Frères. A very rare, large and unusual silver and 18K pink gold openface cylinder watch with box

    SIGNED VAUCHER FRÈRES, NO. 11649, CIRCA 1820

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    Vaucher Frères. A very rare, large and unusual silver and 18K pink gold openface cylinder watch with box

    Signed Vaucher Frères, No. 11649, circa 1820
    Gilt-finished keywound cylinder movement, gold cuvette, engine-turned two-tone silvered dial, Roman numerals on plain chapter ring, large circular silver case, pink gold bezel, pendant and bow, engine-turned silver reverse with pink gold rim, eccentric small oval cartouche with blue champlevé enamel monogram, cuvette signed and numbered, dial signed
    73 mm. diam.


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    Delivered with original fitted red leather and gold tooled presentation box containing a spare crystal and spare mainspring.

    This particularly large and very beautiful watch was evidently inspired by the watches of Abraham-Louis Breguet. The combination of pink gold and silver is very elegant as is the fine engine-turned silver dial. Preserved in very good overall condition the watch is furthermore sold with the original fitted box, spare crystal and mainspring.

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