Lot 2591* - A183 Wristwatches & Pocketwatches - Thursday, 07. December 2017, 05.30 PM
Very rare Breguet Marine Chronometer, 1863.
Mahogany case in three parts, finely grained. Original chronometer tag signed: Breguet No. 886. The brass parts in part with the original protective lacquer still on. Hinged upper cover with brass corners, original key. Cardanic suspension in brass. Silver-plated, engraved dial, signed: "Breguet No. 886, Depot De La Marine". Retrograde power reserve at 12h, small second at 6h. Fine, like new, 2-day chronometer movement with fusee and chain No. 886 / 455. Spring chronometer escapement type: Earnshaw with diamond cap stone. With original Breguet winding key. Case, movement, dial signed and numbered. D 16 x 16 x 17 cm.
With Certificate by Breguet: This chronometer was sold to the French Navy in 1862 for 2,000 francs.
Rarely on offer in this state of completeness and extraordinary condition.
CHF 10 000 / 14 000
€ 8 770 / 12 280
Sold for CHF 16 100 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.