15 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
VINCENT. A FINE 18K GOLD AND SIMULATED GEM-SET QUARTER REPEATING PAIR CASE VERGE WATCH
SIGNED PETER VINCENT, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 788, CIRCA 1750
Engraved full-plate gilt brass verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved cock and balance, three arm balance, repeating the hours and quarters by pressing the bow, striking a hammer on the bell, dust cover, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, pierced and engraved case, outer pierced and engraved case with grey hard stone plaque to the back center, enhanced with simulated gem stone foliate motif on the agate, simulated gem set bezel, dust covered signed
Outer case 46mm. diam., inner case 39mm diam.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
The Estate of Leopold Metzenberg (Executive, Sears, Roebuck & Co.)
Gift to present owner, 1952
Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
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