François L'hardy, also known as Lardy or L'Hardy was a watchmaker from circa 1790 to 1825 in Geneva and also worked in Paris towards the end of the 18th century. He was widely regarded as one of the most prominent watchmakers of the time and was known for the highest quality.
Unusual and rare verge watch in silver casing (hallmarked) 62 mm in diameter without pendant - including pendant: 85 mm. Weight 129 g
Original casing in beautiful condition. Smooth back.
Fine, unusual dial. Three enamel auxiliary dials. Dial has Roman numerals and Arabic numerals and dotted minute scale. Above this is the day/date display. Fine, intricate blue hands. Key wind at 12 o'clock (right dial). In beautiful condition. A restored spot by the wind and slight hairline. Signed Francois L'hardy.
Solid silver casing.
Fire gold-plated Swiss verge escapement in classic design. Full platine. Verge escapement with fusee and chain. Speed adjustment on silver disc. Round pillars. Signed Francois L'hardy.
Movement in working order - collector's item, precision, power reserve not tested.
Pocket watch key included.
This timepiece was manufactured around 1810. In beautiful condition. Worth collecting.
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Insured shipment with Austrian Post AG.
- 12.Francois L`hardy Genf
- Silber Spindeluhr - Datum - zwei Zeitziffernblätter
- Schweiz 1810
- Manual winding
- Case material
- Material fineness
- Very large calendar watch (85mm) with an interesting dial
- Pocket watch
- Shipped Insured
- Worn with little to no signs of use