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    B. Poitevin Fabricant, Paris, Very Fine Art Nouveau Astronomic Minute Repeating 18k Gold Watch With Perpetual Calendar & Moon Phase
    Case: four body, 55 mm, 18k yellow gold, "bassine" with repousse Art Nouveau initials and ivy decoration on the case back, bezel en suite with ivy garlands, signed gold cuvette, gold slide to activate the repeater
    Dial: white enamel, radial Arabic numerals, black minute track, subsidiary dials for the days of the week, the months and leap year cycle, the date and the seconds, aperture for the moon phase, gold spade hands
    Movement: first quality nickel bridge, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometric regulator, jeweled to the hammers
    Signed: cuvette is signed B. Poitevin Fab. 22 Rue Vivienne, Paris


    Condition Report*: Type: B. Poitevin Fabricant, Paris, Very Fine Art Nouveau Astronomic Minute Repeating 18k Gold Watch With Perpetual Calendar & Moon Phase
    Dial: white enamel, radial Arabic numerals
    Hands; yellow gold spade hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 137.1
    Case No: 40338
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: first quality nickel bridge, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometric regulator, jeweled to the hammers
    Circa: 1903
    Condition: dial is superb, case is very sharp and good, movement is very good, running and chiming with good tone, cuvette is engraved "Souvenir de 1st Communion de mon fils Aurelio Aspaizu Paris 14 Mai 1903"
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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