Lot 4262. Pocket watch: important man's pocket watch with jumping hour and quarter-hour repetition "Repetition à Ponts", as well as rare comma escapement, Breguet No. 1244, 1805

Starting price:€ 50 000
Auction date:09.09.2017   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4262 | Pocket watch: important man's pocket watch with jumping hour and quarter-hour repetition "Repetition à Ponts", as well as rare comma escapement, Breguet No. 1244, 1805
Approx. 56mm, approximately 131g, 20K Gold, the Paris hallmark from 1797, case maker punch mark Jean-Louis Joly, case number 1244, identical to the one on the dust cover specified work number 1244, a highly fine Breguet-style movement with jump hour and quarter-hour repeater, using only a Hammer on the edge of the housing, comma escapement, temperature compensation, original, signed and numbered enamel dial (professionally restored) with a secret signature, blued Breguet-style steel hands properly, very nice condition, function, extremely rare. The present copy is of high quality Breguet watch, the most of the technical features of the so-called "Premiere Classe" comprises repeating watches. Very few of these watches have a comma inhibition.

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Karl-Heinz Cortrie GmbH
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