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    Bourquin Rare Center Seconds Watch with Pouzait Escapement, circa 1790
    Case: three body, transparent front and back, hinged movement, coin edge to the rim, unmarked gold, 55 mm diameter
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic chapters, black minute lines, black quarter hour numerals, gold berry accents at five minute positions, gold wreath below the signature, gold spade hands, blue center second hand
    Movement: gilt full plate wit large 41 mm five spoke gold balance, Pouzait dead beat escapement, diamond endstone, long steel index, engraved and gilded large balance bridge, hack stop lever for the seconds
    Signed: Bourquin on the dial, Bourquin a Anvers on the movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Bourquin Rare Pocket Watch with Pouzait Escapement, Center Seconds
    Signed: Bourquin a Anvers
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, black minute marks
    Hands; gold spade, blue center seconds
    Metal: unmarked gold
    Case Info: transparent front and back, coin edge to rim
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate with large 41 mm five spoke gold balance, Pouzait dead beat escapement, diamond endstone, long steel index, engraved and gilded large balance bridge, hack stop lever
    Circa: 1790
    Condition: dial very good, movement very good, case good
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
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