watches : Some Jaquet-Droz watches, pre SWATCH : "Gold Pair-Cased" Jaquet Droz, London, No. 11785. Made in Switzerland for the English market, circa 1785, probably retailed by Maillardet. Very fine and rare, heavy, 18K gold pair-cased pocket watch.1

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Venus & Cupid Clockwatch Jaquet Droz, London. 1

Jaquet Droz, Swiss, 1990's.Fine and rare, musical and automaton, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with erotic scene, leather strap and 18K yellow gold Jaquet Droz buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.1


C. Outer: two-body, "bassine" polished. Inner: two-body, "bassine" polished. Gilt-metal dust cover. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute indexes, Arabic five minute numerals. Gold "Louis XV" hands. M. 34.5 mm., frosted gilt, full plate, conical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, finely pierced and engraved foliate balance cock, diamond endstone, silver regulation disc. Dial and dust cap signed. Diam. 49 mm. Property of an Gentleman
12-11-2006 Sold including buyer's premium: 11,800 CHF

Venus & Cupid Clockwatch Jaquet Droz, London. 1

Jaquet Droz, Swiss, 1990's.Fine and rare, musical and automaton, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with erotic scene, leather strap and 18K yellow gold Jaquet Droz buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.1


Sources:

  1. Antiquorum, via search engine http://www.antiquorum.com
  2. eBay #8932147486 sold on 05-08-06 for £41, http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8932147486
  3. For Sale add on thePurists on 05-12-2006, sold for $975. http://www.thepurists.com
  4. Personal collection of cme2c (Jeff Geisert), offered for sale on http://www.timezone.com for $2900 on 06-17-2006
  5. Personal collection of Larry Seiden
  6. The European Watch Company in Boston

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