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Scetto à Paris. An Interesting Silver Gilt Open face Seconds Beating Pouzzait Lever Quarter Repeating Watch
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Scetto à Paris. An Interesting Silver Gilt Open face Seconds Beating Pouzzait Lever Quarter Repeating Watch

SIGNED SCETTO À PARIS, NO.293, CIRCA 1790

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Scetto à Paris. An Interesting Silver Gilt Open face Seconds Beating Pouzzait Lever Quarter Repeating Watch
Signed Scetto à Paris, No.293, circa 1790
Frosted gilt movement with standing going barrel, large seconds beating five spoke gold monometallic balance wheel, repeating on twin wire gongs by plunge pendant, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, blued steel serpent hands, in silvered gilt case with glazed hinged back and stop lever under the bezel, movement signed
55 mm
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Jean Moise Pouzzait, born in Geneva (1743 - 1793), was head of the first school of Horology in Geneva and invented this interesting escapement in 1786.
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