Lot 4162. Pocket watch: technical rarity, one of the earliest known astronomical pocket watch with a genuine perpetual calendar "Quantième Bisextile", France, around 1800

Starting price:€ 3 000
Auction date:04.05.2019   16:30
Lot 4162Pocket watch: technical rarity, one of the earliest known astronomical pocket watch with a genuine perpetual calendar "Quantième Bisextile", France, around 1800
Approx. Ø57mm, approx. 113g, original silver case with French hallmarks and serial number 1511, and in accordance with the Werkspunze, full platinum movement with cylinder escapement, drive via chain and screw, original enamel dial, referred to as"Bisextile", time display with second, and also with 6 astronomical complications, including the extremely rare perpetual calendar with a division of 4 × to 12 months, also, day, date, month display the month of length of 28-31 days, the moon phase and moon age, Golden-red pointer, fully, however, the revision/adjustment of the needy, work with restorations. Pocket watches with a perpetual calendar from the time before 1850, are absolute rarities and previously offered at auction.

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Karl-Heinz Cortrie GmbH
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Karl-Heinz Cortrie GmbH
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20537 Hamburg
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