Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...

Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

LOT 50

Girod a Copet, circa 1690. Very large and fine silver Louis XIV watch with alarm.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 14,375

C. Double body, bassine, polished, the band pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage, the back with winding hole shutters. D. Silver champleve with Roman numerals and inner silver alarm setting disc. Blued steel single hand and pointer. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with Egyptian pillars, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage. Alarm train with fixed barrel engraved with foliage, striking on a bell. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 69 mm.

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