Lot No. 413 (92nd Auction)
class=Normal> Auguste à Paris, Height 150 mm, circa 1860
class=Normal> A unique hour repeating carriage clock with split seconds and chronometer escapement and half hour / hour self strike - together with an ebonized travelling box with inlaid bronze shield, engraved with a Baron's coronet and monogram "BT"
class=Normal> Case: brass, gilt, well-executed floral engravings, the rounded corners decorated with pilasters, facet glazed front, top and side panels, hinged back door with engraved volutes and foliage, engraved handle. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, two subsidiary chapter rings for auxiliary and split seconds, signed, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: rectangular brass full plate movement, gilt, keywind, 1 hammer / 1 bell, signed, 2 barrels, platform with pivoted detent chronometer escapement, gold screw compensation balance, freesprung blued balance spring, fine florally engraved balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.
class=Normal> A rare precision carriage clock; we know of no other travel clock with this type of "split second chronograph" function.
Estimate  10,000 - 20,000 €
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