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CAFFAUT à PARIS. A rare French sedan timepiece

CAFFAUT à PARIS. A rare French sedan timepiece CAFFAUT à PARIS. A rare French sedan timepiece
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CAFFAUT à PARIS. A rare French sedan timepiece

Origin
Paris
Date
circa 1800

A rare French Sedan Timepiece in an ebonised shield shaped case with gilt suspension loop.  The 3 inch convex enamel dial with very delicate Arabic numerals and double minutes circle has brass, spade tipped hands, the minute with counterpoise. The glass is set in a finely milled, brass bezel.

The fusee movement of 30 hours duration with baluster pillars and well pierced and engraved balance bridge is signed as above and protected by a pivoted metal dust shutter.

Height: 8 in (203 mm)

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