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    Etienne Bordier Brass, Silver & Rock Crystal Cross Form Verge, Mid - 18th Century
    Case: engraved edges, 14 beveled crystals with all panels on hinges, 3 1/2 inches x 2 1/4 inches x 1 inch, nickel silver urn form top with brass bale
    Dial: champleve Roman numerals ring with single steel hand, outer frame engraved with Adam and Eve scene and religious figures
    Movement: brass cross form movement with engraved back plate, pierced tulip form pillars, fusee with gut
    Signed: Etienne Bordier Fecit on the back plate

    Note: This is a very well executed mid - 18th century watch made in the 17th century form and style.

    Condition Report*: Type: Etienne Bordier Brass, Silver & Rock Crystal Cross Form Verge
    Dial: silver, Roman numerals
    Hands; single steel hand
    Case Info: engraved borders, beveled panes and crystals
    Case Length: 3 1/2 inches
    Case Width: 2 1/4 inches
    Thickness: 1 inch
    Crystal: rock crystals
    Watch Movement: verge, pierced tulip pillars, fusee with gut, engraved back plate
    Circa: mid - 18th century
    Condition: case is very good overall, dial is very good, movement is lacking balance and cock, crown wheel has broken pivot
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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