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From the Archives: A 19th Century Henry Capt Carriage Clock

Today we’re taking a look back at one of our auction highlights from 2010: a late 19th century bronze doré carriage clock. The first carriage clock was invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet, the leading watchmaker of his day. Breguet (1747-1823) was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. His step-father came from a family of watchmakers, and while Abraham-Louis resisted joining the trade as a youth,...

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