Le Roy et fils (French, founded 1785)

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Le Roy et fils was a prestigious French clock making firm. The company was founded in 1785 by Basile Charles Le Roy, who worked in partnership with his son Charles-Louis Le Roy.

Both father and son became highly influential clock makers in the 19th Century, taking commissions from Napoleon I and his sister, Princess Pauline, as well as the Duke de Bourbon and other members of the European social elite. In addition to having a showroom in Paris, Le Roy et fils had a property on New Bond Street in London. The company was the only foreign clockmaking firm to hold a British Royal Warrant during the reign of Queen Victoria.