watches : Some Jaquet-Droz watches, pre SWATCH : Jaquet-Droz, La Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 755, Ref. 2205, circa 1996. Fine, centre second, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with date and fitted box.1

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Jaquet-Droz a la Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 181, Ref. 3100,circa 1994. Fine, center second, 18K pink gold chronometer gentleman's wristwatch, with fitted box and guarantee.1

Unsigned, attributable to the workshop of Henri Maillardet, Jaquet-Droz partner in Geneva, circa 1810. Extremely fine and rare 18K gold and enamel pearl and turquoise set caterpillar automaton, in red leather fitted box.1


C. massive, polished, curly lugs, sapphireset windingcrown, transparent back, reeded band. D. satinecl and engraved silver with applied gold fancy indexes, aperture for the date. "Lozenge" skeleton blued steel hands. M. 9 "' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 25 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, double barrel, self-compensating flat balance-spring, 18K "guilloche " gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Sold $4,370 on 12-15-1998

Jaquet-Droz a la Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 181, Ref. 3100,circa 1994. Fine, center second, 18K pink gold chronometer gentleman's wristwatch, with fitted box and guarantee.1

Unsigned, attributable to the workshop of Henri Maillardet, Jaquet-Droz partner in Geneva, circa 1810. Extremely fine and rare 18K gold and enamel pearl and turquoise set caterpillar automaton, in red leather fitted box.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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