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    C. J. & A. Perrenoud & Cie, Ornate 18K Gold Minute Repeater With "Blacksmith" Automaton, circa 1890
    Case: 53 mm, 18k gold, four body, fully chased and engraved, blank crest on the front, applied green gold floral bouquet, ornately engraved gold cuvette with Perrenoud signature and listing of technical features, additional gold bezel and glass over the movement
    Dial: black Roman numerals on a silver band with raised gilt leaf and flower dividers, sunk blued steel disc with multicolor gold blacksmith automaton figures striking anvils in coordination with the repeat function, spade hands
    Movement: nickel bridge with straight line lever escapement, 28 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, wolf's tooth winding, jeweled to the hammers
    Signed: C. J. & A. Perrenoud & Cie on the cuvette, 117.3 grams gross weight


    Condition Report*: Type: C. J. & A. Perrenoud & Cie, Ornate 18K Gold Minute Repeater With "Blacksmith" Automaton, circa 1890
    Dial: black Roman numerals on a silver band with raised gilt leaf and flower dividers, sunk blued steel disc with multicolor gold blacksmith automaton figures striking anvils in coordination with the repeat function
    Hands: spade hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 117.3 grams gross weight
    Case Info: four body, fully chased and engraved, blank crest on the front, applied green gold floral bouquet, ornately engraved gold cuvette with Perrenoud signature and listing of technical features, additional gold bezel and glass over the movement
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge with straight line lever escapement, 28 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, wolf's tooth winding, jeweled to the hammers
    Condition: The case and dial of this unique timepiece present in first rate condition. The repeat mechanism and automaton motion functions very well. The time train is dry. It runs with pressure on the mainspring but servicing needed. Heritage does not guarantee timekeeping accuracy. We always recommend servicing for daily use and timekeeping accuracy
    *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, 2020
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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