• Movement 
    Unknown
  • Lot number 
    417
  • Diameter 
    61mm
  • Location

Description

DUBOIS ET FILS - CHRONOS WANDERING
HOURS WATCH YELLOW GOLD
Dubois et Fils, the movement probably by Aimé Janneret-
Dubois in the manner of Breguet "Etablissement Mixte".
Made circa 1820.
Very fine and extremely rare, large, 18K gold, eight-day
going "wandering hour" pocket watch.
Four-body, "Empire", polished back cover, fluted
band, gilt spring-loaded cuvette.
White enamel segment with minute divisions and
Arabic numerals set in the top of a gold mask engraved
with the figure of Chronos, wandering Arabic blued-
steel hour numerals passing through aperture, indicating
the correct minute.
54.4 mm. gilt brass, unusual bridge calibre, large
free-standing barrel, cylinder escapement, plain three-
arm gold balance, flat balance spring, balance jewelled,
third and fourth wheels in skeletonised polished steel
bridge.


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First name 
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