A collection of 7 pocket watches - Vaucher Frères à Fleurier, Case No. 972, 48 mm, 62 g, circa 1830
A gentleman's pocket watch with duplex escapement Case: gold, the back side lavishly engraved, depiction of a romantic scenery, reeded band, florally engraved and signed gold dome. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, Breguet hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, screw compensation balance.
Vaucher Frères à Fleurier Founded by Alfred Vaucher at Fleurier. After his death in 1840 the sons Alfred, Edouard and James-Henri continued the business and specialized on dealing in Chinese clocks. In 1843 they opened a branch in Kanton and later another one in Shanghai. Also a ship's chronometer dated around 1860 and signed "Vaucher Frères" is known.
Estimate 5,000 - 6,000 €
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