Le Coultre & Francois à Genève, Case No. 18062, 53 mm, 111 g, circa 1830
A gentleman's elegant pocket watch with alarm and independent jumping seconds from the property of a noble family Case: 18k gold, engine-turned, engine-turned silver band, polychrome enamelled family crest and motto: "Fortiter in re suaviter in modo" ("Strong in the matter, gentle in the manner"), signed gold dome. Ziffbl.: Gold, guillochiert, peripheral hour dial with Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: bridge movement, frosted, gilt, 1 hammer, 1 gong, 3 barrels, applied silver alarm disc, side lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, shock protection for balance.
Estimate 10,500 - 13,000 €
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