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Auction: Auction 16.05.2005
was auctioned on: 16 May 2005
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Breguet. An extremely fine and rare silver openface four train hour and quarter striking duplex clockwatch with alarm

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Estimate: CHF30,000 - CHF40,000
ca. US$24,650 - US$32,867
Price realised:  CHF132,000
ca. US$108,463
Lot number 209, Views: 49

Breguet. An extremely fine and rare silver openface four train hour and quarter striking duplex clockwatch with alarm Signed Breguet, No. 5117, sold on 21 February 1833 to Lord Seymour With full plate gilt-finished four train movement, duplex escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with gold poising screws, ruby endstone, quarter repeating and en passant hour, half hour and quarter striking onto a gong, alarm vibrating brass hammer on the backplate striking onto a gong in the silver cuvette, the silver cuvette with pierced foliage decorated band, movement, repeating, striking and alarm trains keywound through the cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel Breguet hands, central brass alarm hand, in large and heavy engine-turned case with pink gold hinges, quarter repeating activated by depressing a button in the ball-form pendant, sonnerie/silence lever in the band to three o'clock, case by Joly and numbered B 5117 and 1353, cuvette and movement signed and numbered, dial signed Breguet et Fils 85 mm. diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 16.05.2005
Date of the auction: 16 May 2005
Address: Christie's
Hotel Richemond, Geneva