Open face lever watch, Perret wit hinscription
Lot 41
Perret & fils, Les Brenets. A 14K gold open face presentation keyless lever watchDated 1891
Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Perret & fils, Les Brenets. A 14K gold open face presentation keyless lever watch
Dated 1891
16-jewel frosted gilt bar pattern movement, counterpoised escapement with bimetallic balance, overcoiled spring and index regulator, pin set, gold cuvette, white enamel dial with minute ring enclosing roman chapters, gold scroll hands, subsidiary seconds, engine turned case with faceted bezel and bow. 48mm

Footnotes

  • Inner lid dated September the 13th of 1891 and inscribed in Cyrillic:

    "I love your poetry of war, I love your Order of St. George, I wish you long life in order to capture Kars and save our Brest."
    Alexander

    By tradition, a gift rom Tsar Alexander III to the family of the Hungarian general and poet, Janos Erdelyi.
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