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Key-wind watch with brass movement. Verge fusee, 1/4 repeater. Engraved, "Jn. Nias. Menu A Geneve" on reverse. White enamel dial reads, "Jn. Nicolas Menu, A Geneve" and has hours marked in Roman numerals and minutes in Arabic numbers in 5-minute increments. Gold case has open-faced front with glass crystal, encircled by 77 clear rhinestones. Back cover of case has central enamel portrait of woman wearing black corsetted dress. Portrait is framed by multi-gold applique work and additional clear rhinestones. Small brass key accompanies watch.

Details

  • Title: Geneve Swiss Pocket Watch
  • Creator: John Nicholas Menu
  • Date Created: c. 1800
  • Location Created: Geneva, Switzerland
  • External Link: f553.75

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