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New York - The Fuller Building, Mar 28, 2007

LOT 70

"Rococo Style" Mappin Brothers, 220 Regent Street, (London), the movement by JTC (Geneva). Case with London hallmarks for 1898. Fine and elegant, miniature, keyless, 8 day-going silver carriage clock.

USD 1,200 - 1,600

EUR 900 - 1,200

Sold: USD 1,652

C. Silver, master mark CD, repoussé, decorated with inhabited rococo scrolls and putti, hinged scroll carrying handle, hinged door, bun feet. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gilt "Louis XVI" hands. M. Frosted silvered brass, rectangular plates, four pillars, barrel for the going train, lateral lever escapement on a frosted gilt platform, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Case signed by Mappin Brothers, movement punched JTC. Dim. Height 7.2 cm., width 4.5 cm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original