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‘St. Andrews’ Gold Bespoke Watch with Repeater and Dead-Beat Seconds

‘St. Andrews’ Piece Unique Custom Made Repeater & Jumping Second, Golf Scene Enamel Dial This big gold ‘St. Andrews’ bespoke watch was made upon the customer’s request as a tribute to his favourite UK golf course ‘The Old Course St. Andrews Links’. The hand painted hot enamel dial was made according to classic technology and based …

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‘Scarab Beetle’ Gold Pendant Watch Restoration, circa 1850’s

Very rare pendant watch made in Switzerland circa 1850’s. As a sacred symbol in Ancient Egypt, ‘Scarab amulet’ artefacts became quite popular during the Victorian era, when expeditions to Egypt became particularly popular. These ‘Beetle’ watches were usually designed to be a spectacular ladies pendant that swung from a long gold chain. Solid gold hand-made …

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218. LEONVILLE No 526, Locle, Swiss, ~1890s

FEATURES Ornate enamel dial with gold applications High-class antique movement, Vacheron type layout Technical data MOVEMENT type: swiss lever, 16 jewels, Vacheron-style bridge layout balance type: bimetallic cut balance with screw weights, plain hairspring numbers: 526 serial signature: C. Leonville — Locle — No 526 age & origin: made in Switzerland, circa 1890’s, all original condition: very good (9/10), mechanical status is excellent restorations: NONE DIAL type: classic hot enamel with tiny gold applications and glazing …

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