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Julian LeRoy Silver Verge Watch for the Turkish Market

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Julian LeRoy Silver Verge Watch for the Turkish Market, No. 1162, Paris, c. 1760, the silver case with porcelain, and gilt and green enamel dial signed Jn. LeRoy/A. Paris within the Turkish numeral chapter ring, pierced steel hands, swing-out, full plated, key-wind and set movement signed Juln. LeRoy/Paris/1162, chain fusee verge escapement with pierced balance cock, silvered regulation dial and Egyptian-type pillars, dia. 58 mm.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Lacking a crystal, movement ticks when wound slightly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paris, steel hands