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Lot 389

Tuesday 11 Jun, 2013 - 10.00am

An unusual silver cased "Memento Mori" musical pocket watch, the skull pattern case opening to reveal the watch movement, signed Bailly of Paris, with 26mm chased silver dial with Roman numerals, the movement No. 3930 with pierced and engraved cock and plain pillars, also containing additional musical movement wound through the top of the skull and activated by a button to side, 22mm high x 36mm wide x 48mm deep, hung on heavy chain link Albert with crossed bone terminal, each with hinged flaps (to hold watch keys), 305mm overall

Estimate £6,000 - 8,000

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป