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Melly. A fine and unusual silver openface centre seconds cylinder watch
Melly. A fine and unusual silver openface centre seconds cylinder watch

SIGNED FRERES MELLY, CASE NOS. 5220 AND 59185, CIRCA 1840

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Melly. A fine and unusual silver openface centre seconds cylinder watch
Signed Freres Melly, case nos. 5220 and 59185, circa 1840
With gilt-finished cylinder movement, chain fusée, unusual finely pierced and engraved scroll and foliage decorated bridge and balance cock, the white enamel dial with small hour dial with Arabic numerals, sweep centre seconds, in large circular plain case, movement stopped/activated by a lever underneath the bezel, case stamped with casemaker's initials ALI, dial and movement signed
61 mm. diam.

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