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Travelling Clock-Watch, by Haas Le Fils, Berne, Switzerland, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 49777
Object Type:
Persons: Haas Le Fils (Maker)
Date Created: 18th century
Place Created: Bern Switzerland Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Verge escapement; fusee with chain. There are four trains in the movement, for going, striking, repeating and alarm. Wound through back. Three engraved cases.
Primary Inscriptions: "Haas Le Fils A Berne".
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Brass and steel movement; silver dial.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 55 mm

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