Louis Truitte, Berlin. A late 18th century gold and enamel open face pocket watchNumbered 13492, Circa 1780

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Louis Truitte, Berlin. A late 18th century gold and enamel open face pocket watch
Numbered 13492, Circa 1780

Sold for £ 2,250 (US$ 2,999) inc. premium
Louis Truitte, Berlin. A late 18th century gold and enamel open face pocket watch
Numbered 13492, Circa 1780
Full plate verge movement with central pierced and engraved balance cock with 3-arm balance, silvered regulation, enamel dial with black Roman numerals and outer Arabic five minute markers, cut and chased gilt hands, polished and engraved case with beaded edge, russet coloured guilloché case back with blue and white stars, centrally painted picnic scene and greyhound with church in the background, dial and movement signed 42mm.

Footnotes

  • Louis Truitte of Germany managed the Fabrique d'horologerie in Berlin until the company folded in 1783
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