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    Canche (Saumur) Interesting Late 17th Century Verge Fusee
    Case: silver, two body, plain with five joint side hinge, bulls eye crystal, 51 mm
    Dial: enamel, gilt Louis XV pierced hands, Roman numerals separated by double dots at the half hour positions, outer minute track, large outer five minute numerals
    Movement: deep fire gilt verge fusee, silver trim to the back plate edge, tall square baluster pillars, pierced and engraved two footed cock with a ruby set steel coqueret, large silver disc regulator
    Signed: Canche, Saumur (this is a town 70 miles from the French watchmaking center in Blois)

    Condition Report*: Type: Canche (Saumur) Interesting Late 17th Century Verge Fusee
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, outer five minutes
    Hands; gild Louis XV
    Metal: unmarked silver
    Case Info: two body, plain, five joint hinge
    Case Width: 51 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: fire gilt with silver edge decoration, tall square baluster pillars, pierced and engraved two footed cock with ruby mounted coqueret, large silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1680's
    Condition: movement is very good and ticking strongly, case is very good, dial with some hairlines and former repairs
    *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: 7
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