THE ART OF BREGUET
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 14, 1991
A Monsieur le Duc de Praslin Watch No. 443, sold on 22 Ventose an 7, (12 March 1799) for the sum of 600 Francs. Silver "souscription" watch.
Case: Three body, collier form, by Mermillot, No.
164, engine-turned n grains d'orge, with the joints
and bow in gold, a very small monogram engraved
in the centre of the back.
Dial: White enamel, signed: "Breguet", with Breguet numerals, secret signature beneath "12" ( some scratches). Blued-steel souscription hand.
Movement: Gilt brass, 25"', signed: "Breguet, No.443", souscription caliber with central barrel, overhanging ruby cylinder escapement, three-arm plain brass balance, with parachute on the top pivot. Flat balance spring with bimetallic compensation curb on the index regulator.
In good condition, with a green leather fitted case from Chaumet. Diam. 61 mm.