Lot 4200. Pocket watch: extremely rare, museale pocket watch with Alarm and a rotating date display via a worm drive, Terroux (François), A Geneva, circa 1690

Starting price:€ 8 000
Auction date:14.03.2020   16:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4200Pocket watch: extremely rare, museale pocket watch with Alarm and a rotating date display via a worm drive, Terroux (François), A Geneva, circa 1690
Pocket watch: extremely rare, museale pocket watch with Alarm and a rotating date display via a worm drive, Terroux (François), A Geneva, circa 1690. Approx. Ø57mm, approx. 190g, protection, housing silver, round, sound holes, broken-crafted silver housing of excellent quality, magnificent foliage, interspersed with vases and birds, the bottom of the bell, very early, signed-in spindle work with the earlier spiral, Alarm on bell, extremely rare date display on a rotating Ring, original base-dial, Central alarm disc, iron hand, fully functional and in very nice condition. Extremely rare, the date display with the drive is separated via a screw of the pointer position. Bag of watches with this complication is sensational rare and only a few specimens are known, among other things, from the Sandberg collection. A further Oignon with Alarm, also Terroux, signed was auctioned in Geneva in 2004, and scored 18.400 Swiss francs. This watch was gold plated, in principle, an identical double case, however, and not in silver, but also with the simple outer Housing, and round sound holes (https://www.cortrie.de/go/llD). Francois Terroux (1664-1743), son of Gabriel Terroux, was recorded in 1677 in the case of Jean-François Lachish in the teaching and 1684 master was.

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