Lot 4279. Timepiece: an extremely rare, highly complicated timepiece with silver casing, Grande & Petite Sonnerie, Alarm, minute repeater, Breguet No. 4315, Paris, 1882, with a Breguet certificate

Starting price:€ 30 000
Auction date:14.03.2020   16:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4279Timepiece: an extremely rare, highly complicated timepiece with silver casing, Grande & Petite Sonnerie, Alarm, minute repeater, Breguet No. 4315, Paris, 1882, with a Breguet certificate
Timepiece: an extremely rare, highly complicated timepiece with silver casing, Grande & Petite Sonnerie, Alarm, minute repeater, Breguet No. 4315, Paris, 1882, with Breguet certificate. Approx 19cm high including handle, silver housing, in the bottom lever for choosing between Grande & Petite Sonnerie as well as its shutdown, the housing from all sides glazed, back to the Open, full platinum works with 3 Hammers, Board, signed and numbered, anchor escapement, display side-signed and numbered enamel dial, the number is identical with the housing, including a small enamel dial for the alarm, (hair crack), exceptional Breguet-style steel hands, top with a push-button to the triggering of the extremely rare minute repeater, the factory viable, percussion, and alarm clock complete, but in need of revision. The watch is supplied with the master excerpt from the book that confirms that the watch in 1882, completed and in 1891 was sold for the price of 1,800 Francs to Madame Polovtsoff. Madame Polovtsov was in the late 19th century. Century, the wife of the Russian Minister for foreign Affairs, Alexander Alexandrovich Polovtsov. A further Breguet carriage clock was also sold to Madame Polovtsov, and a very rare "hump-back" in the year 1893. The technical feature of the present timepiece, the minute Repeater, which is extremely rare! Also, it is one of the very few Breguet travel watch with silver case!

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