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Très rare cartel Louis XV en vernis Martin, mécanisme Romilly Paris, motifs à fleurs et chien de chasse sur fond vert (réf. 66-1 )

Romilly, Jean, Paris. Born in Geneva 1714 of a refugee father, d. 1794. Married in Paris in 1752. He is listed at the Quai Pelletier, 1752, Place Dauphine, 1772-1781 and Rue Poupee 1787-1789. Tardy records a Louis XV cartel clock signed Romilly a Paris. In 1755 he is recorded as making watches beating seconds and 1768 a marine timekeeper damaged during trials. He wrote the technical part on horlogerie in the Encyclopedic Methodique.

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