Henry Capt, Geneva. A gilt metal manual wind bulls-eye lapel watch with fitted box Movement No.33567, Circa 1860
Lot 56
Henry Capt, Geneva. A gilt metal manual wind bulls-eye lapel watch with fitted box Movement No.33567, Circa 1860
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Henry Capt, Geneva. A gilt metal manual wind bulls-eye lapel watch with fitted box
Movement No.33567, Circa 1860
Jewelled manual wind Swiss bar movement with 3-arm balance, white dial with black Roman numerals and outer red Arabic five minute divisions, blued steel cathedral hands, movement encased by magnified bulls-eye glass to either side, engraved monogrammed back, plain polished band, secured to hinged 'belt buckle' designed gilt metal chatelaine, together with fitted red Henry Capt. box, dial and movement signed
26mm.

Footnotes

  • Henry Capt is listed as working in Geneva from 1802 to 1826, then later in Paris from 1850 to 1890. His firm also had a branch in London between 1870 and 1890.
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