Gregson a paris - Memento Mori - mächtige Totenkopf Spindeluhr - handgaviert - Uomo - Frankreich 1820

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Gregson a paris - Memento Mori - mächtige Totenkopf Spindeluhr - handgaviert - Uomo - Frankreich 1820
Argento - Bella incisione a mano - Nettuno e il cavalluccio marino - motto

Written on skull:

caleum non animum mutant qoi ttrans mare currunt (latin) = They change their sky, not their soul, who rush across the sea.

Wonderful, very large solid silver skull verge clock. (Memento Mori) in a realistic decorative case. Silver marked 800 and further marks.

The jaw opens.

Verge movement with enamel dial signed Gregson a Paris. Fine Roman numerals and minute scale with Arabic multiples of 5. The watch can be wound with a key on the dial at 2 o'clock. Time set using the same key in the centre.

Comes with winding key.

Movement opens upwards. Classic verge escapement. Beautiful, classic, signed Gregson a Paris. Silver disc to adjust the speed.

The movement is in working order. This is a collector's item. Power reserve and accuracy have therefore not been verified.

The engraved front depicts the face of a child in a sea of flowers. Motto on all sides. Engraving of Neptune speaking to a seahorse on the back. Engraved decorations on both sides.

Clock height: 71 mm Length 80 mm - width 58 mm. Weight 378 g, watch made circa 1820.

The clock is in very good condition.

Watch with an unusual design from a collection. It is worth collecting.

Pictures are part of the description.

Insured shipping with the Austrian postal service.

Dettagli lotto
Marca
Gregson a paris
Modello
Memento Mori - mächtige Totenkopf Spindeluhr - handgaviert
Genere
Uomo
Periodo
Frankreich 1820
Materiale cassa
Argento
Titolo materiale
800
Extra
Bella incisione a mano - Nettuno e il cavalluccio marino - motto
Tipo
Orologio da taschino
Spedizione assicurata
Condizioni
Indossato con pochi o nessun segno d’uso
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