Imperial Russian Pavel Buhre 14k Gold Diamonds Pocket Watch Awarded by Empress. This product data sheet is originally written in English. The watch has been awarded by the widow Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia to her personal Cossack bodyguard Timofey Yaschik. The watch comes from his family estate, together with his miniature lapel Order of St.
The watch is very impressive. The regular gold Buhre watches was 48mm, but this one is 51mm in diameter and 104g heavy!!! On the inner case is engraved in Russian " Pavel Buhre-supplier to the Court of His majesty" Pavel Buhre was the official watch master to the Imperial Russian Court.The front case depicting the Imperial Russian coat of arms-a solid gold double headed crowned eagle jewelled with over 2ct natural top quality old mine cut Diamonds. This is much more than a watch-this is a piece of the history!
This watch is must for every serious museum or for every serious collector of Russian watches! A watch like this is shown in the Hermitage Museum.
This is a watch with significant historical value! Fine enamel dial with Roman numbers. High grade LeCoultre movement(the permium quality Pavel Buhre watches was produced with LeCoultre movements), Wolf teeth winding wheels, fully jeweled, Breguet spiral, bymetal compensating balance with gold screws, ruby endstone on balance. 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. In 1874, 34-year-old Pavel Buhre, Sr.
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. 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 19.
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