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345344 Barrauds’, Cornhill, London, Movement No. 2/1700, 49 mm, 97 g, circa 1824 A gentleman’s fine pocket watch with cylinder escapement Case: 18k gold, engine-turned. Dial: enamel, off-white, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, gold spade hands. Movm.: 2/3 plate movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, signed, chain/fusee, solid movement pillars, cylinder escapement, four-arm gilt brass balance. Paul Philipp Barraud (1750-1820) Barraud was an English chronometer maker in London. His parents were Francis Gabriel Barraud and Magadalen Benine née Crespin, who was the daughter of a renowned Huguenot silversmith. In 1796 Barraud became a member of the Clockmakers Company of London and a master in 1810/11. He formed a partnership with George Jamieson and William Howells; of Barraud’s 7 children, his sons Frederick Joseph, John and James followed him into the business. From 1796 until 1820 they created more than 1,000 chronometers together. Source: Wikipedia “Die freie Enzyklopädie” - “Paul Philipp Barraud”, http://, as of 02/10/2012 Barrauds’, Cornhill 倫敦 — 精緻的男仕懷錶,附圓柱體擒縱 39555 C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51 1.500 - 2.500 EUR 1.900 - 3.200 USD 15.000 - 25.000 HKD Urbain Adam à Colmar, Case No. 34942 19533, 49 mm, 102 g, circa 1840 A gentleman’s rare quarter repeating pocket watch with date indicator Case: 18k gold, polished, signed gold dome, slide for repeating mechanism. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, central date ring with Arabic numerals, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, screw compen- sation balance, counterpoised lever. Urbain Joseph Alexandre Adam (1815-1881) Urbain Joseph Alexandre Adam (born in Kaysersberg and died in Colmar) was a clockmaker in Colmar. Between 1840 and 1880 Adam produced a great number of turret clocks, the majority of them for use in the southern part of the Alsace region. He was a great admirer of Jean- Baptiste Schwilgués and often took his inspiration from him. According to his own records Adam created over 500 clocks, but this list possibly also includes pendulum clocks. Urbain Adam à Colmar — 罕見的男仕二問懷錶,附日期顯示 39551 C: 2, 10 D: 2, 33 M: 2, 41, 51 2.300 - 3.500 EUR 2.900 - 4.400 USD 23.000 - 35.000 HKD

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