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Lot 20: Ulysse Nardin, Locle Suisse / F.L. Löbner, Berlin, W., Movement No. 24901, Case No. 360353, 59 mm, 196 g, circa 1950

Important Watches, Clocks and Snuff-Boxes

Platinum House

by Auktionen Dr. Crott

November 10, 2012

Frankurt, Germany

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Description: A fine, rare deck chronometer with 40h power reserve indicator - with original numbered wooden box Case: silver, tiered, polished. Dial: silvered, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, signed, blued spade hands. Movm.: bridge movement, frosted, gilt, gold screw compensation balance, blued balance spring. Franz Ludwig Loebner Franz Ludwig Loebner was born in Torgau in 1836; after having finished school, he began an apprenticeship with local master watchmaker Otto. His journeyman years took Loebner first to Leipzig and finally to Berlin, where he became a master watchmaker and started his own workshop in 1862. Loebners own design and construction efforts were always dedicated to time interval measuring instruments such as tertiae counters or a clock with a dial diameter of 3 m that measures milliseconds (illustrated in the Deutsche Uhrmacherzeitung of 1895). One of his last creations was the so-called "perpetual calendar" in the reading room of the German Reichstag; this was a clock which showed days, date, months, the turn of the year and the moon phases. The clock also had a perpetual calendar for the next 2000 years. In 1897 Loebner transferred his company to Otto Fritz. He died 1921 in Berlin. Source:, as of 09/24/2012

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