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GEYBELS.  A LARGE SILVER OPENFACE POCKET WATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS, DATE AND POUZAIT BALANCE
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GEYBELS. A LARGE SILVER OPENFACE POCKET WATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS, DATE AND POUZAIT BALANCE

SIGNED GEYBELS A PARIS, RUES DES VIEUX AUGUSTINA, CIRCA 1790

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GEYBELS. A LARGE SILVER OPENFACE POCKET WATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS, DATE AND POUZAIT BALANCE
SIGNED GEYBELS A PARIS, RUES DES VIEUX AUGUSTINA, CIRCA 1790
With gilt-finished movement, four-armed Pouzait balance, white enamel dial, the dial calibrated for hours with Roman numerals at 12 o'clock, the second subsidiary dial calibrated for date with Roman numerals at 6 o'clock, plain case with glazed display back, dial and movement signed
68mm diam.

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J.M. Pouzait introduced a new form of lever escapement, possibly the first with divided lift, in 1786 at the Company of Arts in Geneva.
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