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Napoleon Bonaparte C1800s 18k Gold, Enamel, Natural Pearl Openface Pocket Watch

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The Napoleon Bonaparte 18K Gold, Enamel, Pearl Pocket Watch by Valère, Paris is an important, truly unique & simply extraordinary piece that dates back to early 1800's Being over 200 years, the timepiece is in remarkable condition & deserves a museum display. Made during the reign of Napoléon Bonaparte & showcasing an exceptional craftsmanship, it's unrivalled in value & cultural significance. ~~~ Crafted with refined elegance, the CASE is fully performed in 18K yellow gold, measuring 53mm, featuring an artfully decorated in blue enamel pendant CASEBACK is hand-painted in beige, blue, green, brown & pink champlevé enamel with exceptional attention to details, depicting Goddess Artemis - goddess of wild animals, the hunt & vegetation - with 2 hounds against Royal Blue sky background with tree, golden bow & arrow details within finely detailed foliate frame & natural pearl surround Each pearl is natural, measuring 2.5 mm approx. White enamel DIAL is in beautiful condition, adorned with hand-painted Breguet style Arabic numerals & original Spade Hands, outer minute track with quarters (15, 30, 45, 60) markings with winding aperture at 2 o'clock & signed Valère à Paris with bezel decorated with Natural Pearls Total number of pearls: 100 They are all natural, well-matched, displaying fine colour & excellent luster MOVEMENT is signed It features verge escapement - the earliest known type of mechanical escapement- & runs strong & accurate Comes in its original glass crystal display case, accompanied by valuation / watch report ~~~~~~ This turn of the 19th century pocket watch is a truly fascinating one-of-a-kind piece It's exceptionally rare, however pocket watch of similar style was sold in 2007 for over $46,000 (AUD) ~~~~~~ Regaining their popularity in recent years, pocket watches are no longer used for just telling time, but becoming a smart-looking accessory for all genders, as well as a status symbol. Another reason for their resurgence is the recent trend of vintage fashion. Furthermore, some of the examples will definitely proof a great investment!
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    Diameter: 2.09 in (53 mm)
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    Napoleon III
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    1stDibs: LU3412219185162
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