Pierre Dufour. A fine and early silver pre-hairspring verge watch
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Pierre Dufour. A fine and early silver pre-hairspring verge watch

SIGNED PIERRE DUFOUR, CIRCA 1640

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Pierre Dufour. A fine and early silver pre-hairspring verge watch
Signed Pierre Dufour, circa 1640
With gilt-finished gut and fusée verge movement, finely chased, engraved and pierced floral decorated balance cock and foot, secured by a pin to a block in the top plate, steel two-armed pre-hairspring balance wheel, worm set-up with blued steel decorative mounts, silver regulation dial, turned pillars, finely engraved floral decorated silver and gilt dial plate, the silver dial with engraved and blackened Roman numerals, half-hour divisions, centred by an engraved floral decoration, single steel hand, the circular scalloped case with finely engraved floral decoration, hinged cover with an engraved bay wreath to the inside, ring pendant and seven-piece hinge, movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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