MUSEUM One of a kind antique Breguet Verge Fusee 22k gold&enamel watch&fob c1800. The watch case is made of coin gold with the finest purity of 22k!!! Covered with hand painted polichrome guilloche enamel! Amazing ultra thin verge fusee movement!
Fancy occultist's pentagram shape balance cock with ruby endstone! The watch has been ordered to Breguet by the famous French Occultist Antoine Fabre d'Olivet, so the balance cock is in the form of the Pentagram star. The watch comes from d'Olivet's family estate. The watch comes with a gold plated beautiful ornamented chatelaine.
The watch is oversized-56mm in diameter! Very impressive-93g heavy in 22k gold!! Very rare and hard to find 220 years old watch!Porcelain dial signed "Breguet a Paris". NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described.
All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Breguet was founded in 1775 by Abraham-Louis Breguet, a Swiss watchmaker born to. He studied watchmaking for 10 years under. Before setting up his own watchmaking business in Paris at 51 Quai de l'Horloge on the. The dowry that came with his marriage to the daughter of a prosperous French.
Provided the backing which allowed him to open his own workshop. Breguet's connections made during his apprenticeship as a watchmaker and as a student of mathematics helped him to establish his business. Following his introduction to the court, Queen.
Grew fascinated by Breguet's unique. Bought several of his watches. In 1783 the Swedish count. Who was the queen's friend and reputed lover, commissioned a watch from Breguet that was to contain every watch complication known at that time as a gift to. The business was a success, and around 1807 he took on his son Louis-Antoine as his partner, renaming the firm "Breguet et Fils" (Breguet and Sons).Louis-Antoine took over the firm upon the death of his father in 1823. After Louis-Antoine retired in 1833 (he died in 1858) the business was passed to Abraham-Louis' grandson Louis Clément Francois (18041883). Abraham-Louis' great-grandson Louis Antoine (18511882) was the last of the Breguet family to run the business.
Although he had two sons and a daughter, they did not enter the business, so the Breguet company hired noted English watchmaker Edward Brown of Clerkenwell to manage the Paris factory. Brown eventually became a partner and, after Breguet's grandson's death, the owner and head of the company.When Brown died in 1895 the firm was taken over by his sons, Edward and Henry. On Edward's retirement in the early 1900s, Henry Brown became the head of the firm. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "MUSEUM One of a kind antique Breguet Verge Fusee 22k gold&enamel watch&fob c1800" is in sale since Wednesday, May 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.