Breguet's "Pendule Sypathetique"

Catalogue no: 1274
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Major Paul M. Chamberlain
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: June 16th, 1926
Editor: Publisher: The Jewelers' Circular/American Horological Journa
Dimensions: 290mm x 225mm Condition: Good
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Description and illustrations of this clock and watch first seen and inspected by the author in the premises of Maison Breguet in the summer of 1925. Both technical and historical information given. Also is a list, taken from the workbooks of Breguet and reproduced in full, of all those craftsmen involved in the construction of the clock and watch, the work undertaken , the date and the cost, under the following headings: Montre Sympatique a Repetition en or No. 2787, La Pendule No. 430 Place au No. 430 Etab. Le Novembre 1830, fr. 7,000. Certificat No. 1816 No. 430 -- 1806 Pendule Marine Sypatique avec 2,787 Illustrations as follows: 1. Front view of clock and watch together 2. Side view of same 3. Close-up showing constant force escapement and double gold balance spring 4. View of watch movement (with description of its operation) 5. Drawing of constant force escapement 6. Drawing of constant force escapement showing resetting impulse spring 7. Drawing of setting mechanism Also included in these pages is a photograph of a display of historic watches described as follows: This collection of watches, assembled by Dr. Marie Ebner-Eschenbach, noted German woman writer, has just been exhibited for public inspection in the Viennese Museum.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Antique Clocks, Antique Watches, Escapements
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