Lot 1447: A 19th century novelty Memento Mori quarter repeating watch modelled as a skull.
December 1, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A 19th century novelty Memento Mori quarter repeating musical watch modelled as a skull, opening to reveal the Roman dial inscribed Bailli, Paris, on a large oval link Albert with crossbones terminal, each with hinged compartment, no key, skull 1.5in.
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