Math. Van Lou. A fine and rare late 17th century alarm calendar pocket watch  circa 1695
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Math. Van Lou. A fine and rare late 17th century alarm calendar pocket watch circa 1695
Sold for £3,360 (US$ 5,644) inc. premium
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Math. Van Lou. A fine and rare late 17th century alarm calendar pocket watch
circa 1695
Gilt full plate movement with pierced and engraved bridge cock over a plain steel balance with three shaped arms, tulip pillars, striking via a double headed hammer on the bell (scratch numbered 1736) silver champleve dial, outer gilt chapter detailing the months of the year enclosing a minute track, date aperture at XII, roman chapter ring and inner 1-29.5 ring for the moons age and rotating alarm set disc, the case with split bezel and scroll pierced band to a floral engraved back, in a pique decorated leather covered outer case with circular sound frets
53mm.
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