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Basel April 21, 1990, Apr 21, 1990

LOT 298

Breguet , Paris, N°3165, circa 1860. Fine and very unusual, glazed gilt brass, "grande and petite sonnerie", quarter repeating, giant carriage clock with center sweep seconds, alarm and special escapement.

CHF 30,000 - 40,000

Gilt bronze "corniche" case, glazed on five faces. Silver engine-turned dial with Roman numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands. Gilt brass engine turned dial plate. Very fine rectangular brass movement with fusee and chain, pivoted detent platform escapement with a plain brass five armed balance, a flat balance spring and a ruby endstone. Striking and repeating on two gongs, the striking train with a going barrel, the striking work on the back plate. Signed on the dial. In good condition Dim. 25 x 16 x 12 cm.

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