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    Swiss Rare Miniature Verge Fusee, Gold & Enamel Butterfly Form Case, circa 1780
    Case: two body, 18k with polychrome enamel, rose cut diamond accents and ruby eyes, 34 x 25 mm
    Dial: enamel, Turkish market hour and five minute markers, blue steel moon hands
    Movement: miniature gilt verge fusee, back plate measures approximately 16.5 millimeters, pierced two footed balance cock with steel coqueret, cylindrical pillars
    Signed: unsigned

    Note: This exceptional and rare form watch is accompanied by a gold chain and an enamel and gold winding key.


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss Rare Miniature Verge Fusee, Gold & Enamel Butterfly Form Case
    Dial: enamel, Turkish market indexes
    Hands; blue steel moon
    Metal: 18k gold
    Case Info: polychrome enamel, diamonds, ruby eyes
    Case Width: 34 mm x 25 mm
    Watch Movement: very small and rare, back plate is 16.5 mm in diameter, gilt, verge fusee, pierced two footed balance cock, cylindrical pillars
    Circa: 1780
    Condition: case is very good, slight enamel loss on the side edges - covers are very good on both sides, dial with hairlines and a small edge flake near the catch spring, movement is good and ticking
    *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".

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    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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