16 July 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,998
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
JAQUET DROZ: AN UNUSUAL LARGE SILVER GILT OPEN FACED POCKET WATCH WITH FLYING QUARTER SECONDS signed Jaquet Droz, 1817.
gilt full plate fusee movement with foliate engraved backplate, cylinder escapement, white enamel dial with eccentric Roman chapter ring, subsidiary dials for date, regulation, seconds and flying quarter seconds, visible rose diamond set balance, plain silver gilt case with London marks for 1817, diameter 63mm.
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