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I am pleased to offer from my private collection this exeptionaly rare museum quality antique Imperial Russian Pavel Buhre full hunter solid 14k gold&enamel award pocket watch in its original luxury morocco leather case c1898.
Pavel Buhre was the official watch master to the Imperial Russian Court.
The front case depicting the Imperial Russian Romanov family crest-an enamelled double headed crowned eagle,preserved in MINT CONDITION!
The watch is really impressive-92g heavy,49.2mm in diameter.
This is much more than a watch-this is a piece of the history!
The watch has been awarded personally by Tsar Nicholas II to General Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev for excellent service in the army. The watch comes from his family estate.
General Alekseyev(May 23 1843 – May 27, 1917) was an admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy,viceroy of the Russian Far East, and commander-in-chief of Imperial Russian forces at Port Arthur and in Manchuria during the first year of the Russo-Japanese of 1904-05.
This watch is must for every serious museum or for every serious collector of Russian watches!
You can see a similar Pavel Buhre open faced watch published in the book for the Imperial Russian presentation pocket watches by page 18.
A watch like this is shown in the Hermitage Museum.
This is a watch with significant historical value! A priceless artefact!
Fine enamel dial with gold hands.
The inner case is signed in Russian"Pavel Buhre-supplier to His Majesty's Court,#77059"
High grade nickel plate Patek Philippe quality movement,Wolf teeth winding gear,fully jeweled,Breguet spiral,bymetal compensating balance with gold screws,ruby endstone on balance.
The watch comes with the original luxury Pavel Buhre signed presentation box!!!
If the customer is not satisfied in any way-full money back guarantee!!!!
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The watch comes with CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY and appraisal for $35,000.00.
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Pavel Buhre was one of the first watch companies in Europe. The company was founded by Karl Buhre, a Russian businessman of German descent. At first the Buhre watch company was located exclusively in St. Petersburg. In 1874, 34-year-old Pavel Buhre, Sr., son of Charles Buhre, decided to purchase a watch factory in Swiss Le Locle. By order of the imperial court the Buhre factory produced gift watches, which the emperor presented to officials for distinguished public service, foreign diplomats and prominent figures of culture. Buhre watches were also given as bonuses to officers and non-commissioned officers in the Russian army.
Pavel Buhre watches were awarded top prizes at many national and international exhibitions, including silver and gold medals at World’s Fairs in Paris in 1889 and 1900, respectively. A silver medal in 1889, and a gold medal in 1900. In 1916, Pavel Buhre company received the Swiss patent number 74144 for the in-house chronograph. The Buhre produced upmarket products as well as watches for the public at large. Prices for a Pavel Buhre watch started at only two rubles and went as high as several thousand. This Russian company became one of the world’s leading producers of affordable watches for broadest social demographics.
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