Stock No. : 0727

Roux, Bordier & Cie.
Geneva, c1780
Silver case
Verge movement


Swiss verge, with interesting asymmetric dial, gem set balance wheel, in a silver and glass exhibition case.

MOVEMENT : Gilt verge movement, with very unusual gem set balance wheel, positioned above the minimal balance cock. Signed “Roux , Bordier & Ce.” and numbered (10756). The movement is running, but fast (gaining 10 minutes per hour).

DIAL : 46.5 mm. Unusual signed white enamel dial, in good condition except for a repair at the winding hole.

CASE : 53.3 mm. Silver with glass to back and front. Swiss silver marks on the inside and stem. The hinges are fine and the case snaps shut nicely. The crystals and silver case are all in very good condition.

Roux, Bordier et Cie, are listed in Geneva in the late 18th century.