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Lot No. 360
Lot No. 360
Estimate  1,800 - 3,000 €
Price Realised  1,800 €
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Albert Lescow, Osnabrück

, Case No. 51712, 48 mm, 91 g, circa 1875

A pocket watch with unusual crown wind as invented by Olivier Courvoisier of Neuchâtel

Case: 18k gold. Dial: enamel. Movm.: bridge movement, gold screw compensation balance.

Albert Lescow was a member of the Urania Glashütte association. His father was also a maker in Osnabrück and had learned the art of watchmaking with master Heyl. Today’s modern watch and clock wholesaler Baron is a descendant of Lescow, who died in World War I.

The Museé d'Horlogerie in Geneva exhibits an ebauche with anchor escapement and the same type of winding system. It was developed by Oliver Courvoisier, who received the English patent no. 1114 in 1873 for it.
Case: very good
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended

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