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

Lot Number: 54352

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5422-54352

Baillon, Paris, Fine Gold & Enamel Quarter Repeating Verge, circa 1775
Case: 44 mm, 20k gold, two body, back with polychrome enameled classical scene, blue enameled scallop borders
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals at the five minutes, gold Louis XV hands
Movement: fire gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock with steel end cap, engraved silver disc regulator, two polished steel hammers striking on inner case bell, repeat activated from the pendant, verge with fusee and chain
Signed: Baillon Paris


Condition Report*: Type: Baillon, Paris, Fine Gold & Enamel Quarter Repeating Verge, circa 1775
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals at the five minutes
Hands: gold Louis XV hands
Metal: 20k gold
Case Info: two body, back with polychrome enameled classical scene, blue enameled scallop borders
Case Width: 44 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: fire gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock with steel end cap, engraved silver disc regulator, two polished steel hammers striking on inner case bell, repeat activated from the pendant, verge with fusee and chain
Condition: The dial shows a small repair area around the wind arbor opening, otherwise good. The case presents in good condition overall. The movement is ticking and chiming well. Time keeping accuracy is not guaranteed with early antique watches.
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