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A British royal watch, acquired by Napoleon and the Russian Caesars by auction

A British royal watch, acquired by Napoleon and therefore the Russian Caesars by auction


Sotheby's auctions are going to be auctioned next month in London, a gold watch, Breguet, belonging to King George III of England, who was forced to simply accept American independence after the war between 1775 and 1783

The four-minute tourbillon watch, which was made by Abraham Louis-Breguet and engraved with the royal emblem and therefore the letter J and R. by King George in 1808 during the Napoleonic Wars, was sold out

Its value is estimated at between 700,000 pounds and a million pounds
The watch was sold at an auction in 1999 for 551,500 pounds, and who bought the watches of Brigitte, Marie Antoinette, Napoleon and therefore the Russian Caesars
Darren Schreiber, head of the international watch division of Sotheby's, said Abraham-Louis-Brigitte watches were the idea of everything within the early 19th century

She added that these watches merged all the scientific discoveries of previous centuries, the philosophy of enlightenment and therefore the great vision of a person who revolutionized watchmaking and brought time and accuracy into the guts of recent society


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