|Ref. No.||Favre Leuba|
|Price||€ 4,500 (= $ 5,815)|
|Moonphase, Date, Weekday, Month|
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Bovet - FAVRE Leuba Moonphase Calendar triple the original-Datora
Internal clock with date, day of week and day of month
A very fine quality and full calendar watch collector's watch early
Calendar - Moonphase Datora from 1944
Extreme rarity with the very rare and high-quality caliber Valjoux 89
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80 % OF THE FULL CALENDAR watches, which are offered on the market, are wrong, we would be happy to show you before purchasing such a watch to make a expertise for a small contribution.
"There is nothing the United Kingdom possesses," the emperor Qianlong wrote to King George III, " what the kingdom of heaven could possibly need. " Nothing except for one: watches were the only foreign products in which the Chinese Elite showed interest.
Qianlong himself had a remarkable collection. While the UK gunboats and opium use force to the Chinese market to keep open, it was a Swiss businessman of the the key to this took place. Of the 21 year-old Edouard Bovet in canton in 1818 he came to and almost immediately sold four clocks for 10,000 francs - in today's value to a million US dollars.
Edouard Bovet then decided, in Canton, in order to remain a watchmakers to reasons, which was 80 years. In China was soon "Bo knows" became a synonym for a watch.
By the chaos of the different currencies in the late Manchu China spread thanks to your constant Bovet watches even increasingly high value as a pawn.
In the meantime, Bovets hometown Fleurier in the Val-de-Travers one of the leading production centers, which is the watchmaking art and skills of Europe showed a distant civilization. Bovets watches from the 19. Century were generally intended for the Far Eastern market and showed that universal themes of peace, harmony and order are wearable. Their immortal enamel and robust movements also have secured their survival in today's estimate.
Bovets Chinese watches were decorated with split pearls and exquisite miniatures on enamel, created by the great masters of the time. They were the first, which is a transparent back showed, to gain an insight on engraved, in detail to enable open movements worked. A second hand, rather unusual in this era, brought life to the dial. The exotic decoration with the robust, double clockworks sold not only in China, but in the total Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.
A very high-quality watch with many complications
The watch is located in the good of watchmaker verified condition with 1 year warranty