16 December 2011
Breguet. A Fine and Rare 18k Pink Gold á Toc Quarter Repeating Openface Keywound Virguile Escapement Pair Case Watch, Sold to M. Groi.
Signed Breguet á Paris, No. 149, Sold to Monsieur Groi in 1792
Gilt-finished virguile escapement movement, plain three arm brass balance with parachute on the top pivot, blued steel flat balance spring with bi-metallic compensation curb on the regulator, á toc quarter repeating on a polished steel hammers onto the case activated through the pendant, gilt cuvette, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, plain circular case, hinged back, with a shagreen outer case, cuvette signed and numbered, dial signed
55mm diam. watch, 62mm diam. outer case
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Accompanied by a Breguet Certificate No. 3955, confirming production of the present watch with Virgule escapement.
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