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Richesse Hologeres de Bale

Catalogue no: 1414
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Alfred Chapuis
Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 15 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1942
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 260mm x 205mm Condition: Good, no cover
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Article concerning the horological treasures to be found in Bale (Basle), many to be found in the Musee Historique. Many examples of early Augsburg type Renaissance clocks and clockwatches illustrated including one by Johan Khoren Man and a table astronomical clock by Georg Reinboldt of Stasburg. Also illustrated, "Pendule style Louis XIV, signee Abram Pettremant a Neuchatel 1709." Also a couple of Geneva watches, one made for the China trade. A further 3 page article entitled; "L'anee chronometrique a l'observatoire de Neuchatel, par M.E.Guyot. Final page;
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Catalogue of Extremely Valuable and Important Tapestries, Furniture, Clocks, Works of Art, Pottery, Porcelain, Hardstones &c

Catalogue no: 1314
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: 11th May, 1934
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 250mm x 185mm Condition: Good, a bit dog-eared
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The sale includes the important hanging clock by Nicholas Vallin of 1598, now in the British Museum. Details as follows; "The Property of F.H.Green Esq. of Cornhill" Lot 90. A Rare Ellizabethan Chiming Hanging Clock, by N. Vallin, dated 1598, with a bras dial of architectural form with iron pillasters at the sides with brass capitals, supporting a carrillon of 13 bells.
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Rolex Jubilee Brings World Visitors to Geneva

Catalogue no: 1307
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: July, 1951
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Geneve Magazine
Dimensions: 280mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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An article with photographs in English in the French language journal "Geneve Magazine." Details of the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the company, the 70th birthday of the Governing Director, the 20th anniversary of the Rolex automatic watch and the 25th anniversary of the Rolex waterproof watch. Photographs as follows; 1. Gigantic birthday cake made for Mr. H. Wilsdorf, Governing Director of Rolex with dignitaries 2. Photograph of some of the 445 guests at the Rolex Jubilee dinner 3. The flag-ship "La Suisse" on Lake Geneva
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