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Auction Name: 2019 December 10 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York, NY

Lot Number: 54067

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5422-54067

Breguet Paris, Important & Rare Small Quarter Repeater, Gold & Enamel Case, Sold 27 September 1861, With Archive Extract
Case: 34 mm, 18k yellow gold, four body, signed and numbered gold cuvette, case back with black enamel, engraved edges and rim, 3876 on cuvette, 6807 inside back lid with oval framed A.M mark
Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track with small five minute numerals, gold spade hands
Movement: keyless lever movement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter-poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, 25 jewels, gold train gears, jeweled to the repeat hammers, setting from a pin on the case rim, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band
Signed: Breguet No. 3876 on the cuvette

The watch is presented with a certificate signed by Emmanuel Breguet with states the watch was originally sold on 27 September 1861 to Monsieur Constant Say for the amount of 1350 Francs.


Condition Report*: Type: Breguet Paris, Important & Rare Small Quarter Repeater, Gold & Enamel Case, Sold 27 September 1861, With Archive Extract
Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track with small five minute numerals
Hands: gold spade hands
Metal: 18k yellow gold
Case: #3876 on cuvette, 6807 inside back lid with oval framed A.M mark
Case Info: four body, signed and numbered gold cuvette, case back with black enamel, engraved edges and rim
Case Width: 34 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: keyless lever movement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter-poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, 25 jewels, gold train gears, jeweled to the repeat hammers, setting from a pin on the case rim, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band
Condition: This exceptional watch presents in very fine condition. The movement is running well and repeat function is working with a clear and pleasant tone to the chimes. The dial is very fine with no visible hairlines or flakes. The case back shows some scratches to the enamel commensurate to age. As with all antique watches, servicing is recommended for time keeping accuracy and daily use.
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