RICHARD GOOD & SON, SEAFORD, ENGLAND. A TRIPLE-AXIS TOURBILLON CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE CIRCA 1979 NO 1

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Lot №: 88684
Estimate: $30,000 - 30,000
17 October 2008
Sold price
$33 750

Description

• the movement with six faceted pillars, massive spring indirect drive to the motion work, club tooth lever platform escapement with compensation balance, the whole assembly revolving in three planes, two of which take 60 seconds to complete one revolution and the third taking 40 seconds, this complicated movement achieved by the carriages being driven against fixed contrate wheels • 3¼-inch silvered chapter ring intersecting with the seconds dial above and set on a gilt surround signed Richard Good & Son, Seaford, Triple Tourbillon, Invenit et Fecit 1979, No. 1 • the molded case with shaped carrying handle, Greek key pattern engraving around the domed circular top glass, side pillars and door edges • with a wooden travelling case
HEIGHT 21.5 CM (8½ IN)