Le Roy, Paris 22K Multi-Colored Repousse with Rare Cylinder Conversion Movement Pocket Watch with Ke
Le Roy, Paris 22K Multi-Colored
Repousse with Rare Cylinder Conversion Movement Pocket Watch with Key
Le Roy; Paris, France; Man's; Circa 1730
Complications: Time only and early cylinder.
CASE: The 22K multi-color 16-size/48 mm swing-out case features
an open face and repousse decorations.
DIAL: This white porcelain dial displays Roman numerals and
MOVT: This key-set movement with cylinder/fusee escapement is
gilt with a full plate layout and signed.
(Case is in Very Good Condition)
D 3-54-59 (Dial is in Very Good
Condition - chipped, winding aperture - restorations)
M 3 (Movement is in Very Good
R 8 (on a scale of #1 being very
common to #10 being extremely rare)
Experts Opinion: When new and better movements or escapements became
available, often owners of special cased watches had their movements
converted by local masters. This watch is one of these special
occurrences. The workmanship required and used is astonishing. A