November 5, 2016, 4:30 PM CET
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Lot 4212: Pocket watch: rare and extremely early oignon watch with alarm, ca. 1680, Jaques Cogniet (Coignet) a Paris (1676-1691) (NO LIVE FEE)(36 views)
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Description: Ca. Ø 54 mm, ca. 185g, brass case, pierced, mythical creatures and tendrils, bell inside, very early verge movement with extremely big cage, also ornamented with tendrils and birds, oversized three-armed steel balance, pierced and decorated barrel drum, vaselike pillars, alarm on bell, main plate signed J. Cogniet Paris, dial with peripheral chapter ring and alarm disc in center, original iron hand, movement intact, alarm needs adjusting, very rare.
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