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I have a Leroy pocket watch.
I am wondering its production year, value and using materials in ita manufacturing.
I've seen pocket watches and wristwatches with the same Blvd de Madeline address as the carriage clock Leroy.No, it doesn't appear to be. Both of the Leroy companies that merged in the 20th century sold carriage clocks, and in Allix and Bonnert's book on Carriage Clocks they go into the history of both companies
There were many family branches of "Le Roy" horlogers (watchmakers-clockmakers) around Paris from the middle of the sixteenth century. The more famous one in the eighteenth was certainly Julien Le Roy, who I maintain was almost the equivalent of what Tompion was to English makers. He died in 1759 as Graham correctly indicated. He was blessed with four sons, the eldest Pierre followed in his footsteps into the family profession, the other three had remarkable careers in different fields.Is the company Leroy et Fils a direct descendant of the earlier Leroys?