Quarter-repeating gold watch by Abraham-Louis Breguet

Made:
1801-1819 in Paris
Quarter-repeating gold watch by Abraham-Louis Breguet (watch) Quarter-repeating gold watch by Abraham-Louis Breguet (watch)

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Quarter-repeating gold watch by Abraham-Louis Breguet, Paris, sold in 1819 to Lord Darnley. Gold engine-turned case. Silver engine-turned dial with subsidiary dials for seconds and calendar. Signed Breguet et Fils on the edge of the dial. Movement with lever escapement and gong repeating work. Signed ‘Breguet No. 3107’ on the cuvette. Clockmakers' Museum No. 1138

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4043
Materials:
gold (metal), silver (alloy), brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers