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Francois Borgel 1912 Wrist Watch

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Francois Borgel 1912 Wrist Watch

An early 19th C Swiss lever 18ct yellow gold wristwatch case on a 9ct expandable bracelet. With a white enamel dial, subsidiary seconds, Arabic numerals, with the twelve in red and a ribbed bezel. Patent Borgel wristwatch case, the movement fitted to a threaded gold carrier and screwed into the case. One of the first ever wristwatches. A true piece of time keeping history - one for the collector.

Price : £1450

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Date: 1912
Measurements: Face: 25mm in diameter. Case 30mm in diameter
Condition: Good, case is immaculate, tiny cracks on the face
Hallmarks: Fully hallmarked 'FB' 18ct gold
Provenance: Francois Borgel
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