18 November 2003
Breguet. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface two-train keyless lever watch with independant centre seconds
Signed Breguet, No. 3360, case no. 5691, manufactured circa 1859 and sold to Monsieur de La Gosmonière on 1 June 1859 for the amount of 1,300 Francs
With gilt-finished highly jewelled two-train lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, gold spade hands, blued steel centre seconds hand, in circular engine-turned case with engine-turned band, the back centred by engraved monogram, the independant centre seconds activated by depressing a button in the band between XI and XII, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered
49 mm. diam.
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Accompagnied by Breguet original fitted signed and numbered leather presentation box containing a spare crystal and photocopy of the later certificate.
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