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The Breguet Museum was active here, carrying off three of the top ten lots: a rare Breguet chronometer of c.1830 at £25,000; an unusual gold wandering jump hour Breguet wristwatch of c.1929 at £22,000; and a slim gold hunting cased watch with lever escapement of c.1829, at £12,000.

However, the best price of the day was the £28,000 paid by a private buyer for the rare and complicated silver pair case verge clockwatch with alarm, made by Thomas Tompion in c.1695, seen open, top, and closed, bottom.