15 December 1999
An Enamel and diamond set quarter repeating open face pocketwatch
The frosted gilt movement with gilt three-armed balance, blued steel hairspring and special escapement, repeating toc by depressing the pendant, the white enamel dial with Roman chapters, Arabic five minute indexes, with diamond-set hands, the back with translucent enamel set with diamonds and monogramme, diamond set bezel and bow, circa 1770, movement and dial signed, French discharge marks for 1768, 4,4 cm diameter
The Collection of the Barons Nathaniel and Albert von Rothschild were sold in these Rooms on 8th July 1999.
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This watch was with the city of Vienna Uhren Museum from 1947 until July 1999.
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