Help to ID 18k Gold H. Perellet pocket watch circa 1840-1880

Discussion in 'European & Other Pocket Watches' started by CharterOakBooks, Jan 10, 2008.

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  1. CharterOakBooks

    CharterOakBooks New Member

    Jan 10, 2008
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    Can anyone provide assistance with identifying a pocket watch made in Le Locle by 'H' Perrelet'?

    It is a hunter cased pocket watch, 18k gold and is deeply engraved with floral designs and enameled butterflies on both outside halves of the case which measures 42mm.

    The inside is inscribed 'H. Perellet Locle' and in flowing 1800s script, 'Detached lever 13 jewels No 27840' .

    It is also hallmarked 'LBF' on the inside of the cover and has a most unusual winding key mechanism.
    I need help with identifying who 'H. perrelet' was and when the watch was made?

    I am familiar with Abraham Loiuis and his grandson but can find no mention of "H. Perrelet" on the internet.

    Thank-you for your time.

    Sincerely,

    Mike Stewart
     
  2. Nachtmotte

    Nachtmotte Registered User

    Nov 21, 2005
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    Hello Mike,
    welcome to the message board!

    May it´s possible to show us pictures of the movement, please?
    If you don´t know how to publish your pics, feel free to try the search function.
    After showing your watch I´m sure the more help you can get. Good luck.
    Best regards
    Tony

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