Lot 1193. Spindle pocket watch

Starting price:€ 2 000
Auction date:20.03.2018   17:00
ID 50477
Lot 1193Spindle pocket watch
Rouen, GRENIER, 1795 yellow gold 750/-. Diameter approximately 5.4 cm. Approx. 120 g. White enamel dial, called Grenier A Rouen, black Arabic numerals, minute track on dial edge, gold Poire hands. Key Elevator chain and screw. Fire gold-plated circuit Board, Grenier A, referred to Rouen. Fine pierced spindle bridge. In the last quarter of the 18th century. Century in Rouen, which is active master Grenier is one of the most important watchmakers of his time. He is considered the inventor of the "very perfect rust pendulum, made up of five rods, which is characterized mainly by a skilful connection of the rods with each other, and an exact Compensation is obtained."..."The Experiments with the clock... deeds is that this pendulum'm one of the very best for astronomical clocks." Johann Heinrich Moritz Poppe, Detailed history of the theoretical=practical art of watchmaking,...of Leipzig, 1801, p. 326. SvP

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