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Julien Le Roy Quarter-hour Striking Coach Watch

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Julien Le Roy Quarter-hour Striking Coach Watch, Paris, first half 18th century, 3 1/4-in. porcelain dial with concentric circles denoting the arabic numeral minutes, day of the month, roman numeral hours, and arabic numeral alarm indicators, pierced and gilt hour and minute hands, with blued month and alarm hands, swag-decorated engraved bezel with strike/silent lever above the reading on edge "Schlagt Schlagt Nicht" (Striking/Not Striking), plates engraved "Julien Le Roy Paris," with engraved silvered regulator and pierced balance cock, three finely engraved spring barrels, Egyptian pillars, front-set hands, chain-fusee time, alarm and calendar movement, housed in an enameled faux tortoiseshell outer case, overall dia. 5 in.
Provenance: The estate of Elizabeth M. Ames.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

small loss to dial between the 50-55 and 20-25 minute markings, movement complete but not currently functioning.


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Keywords

Elizabeth M. Ames, Applied sciences, Bezel, Julien Le Roy, Numeral, Roman numerals, Striking clock, Time, Watch