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    Henry Capt Rare Keyless Fusee Chronometer With Helical Hairspring, circa 1870
    Case: 18k, engine turned, 50 mm, hunters case, pin setting, gold slide bar on the rim to engage the keyless winding
    Dial: enamel, sub seconds, Roman numerals, black minute track
    Movement: gilt, No. 23613, 21 jewels, fusee, gold center wheel, helical hairspring, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter poised pallet
    Signed: gold cuvette signed Henry Capt Chronometre 21 Rubis

    Condition Report*: Type: Henry Capt Rare Keyless Fusee Chronometer With Helical Hairspring
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; butterfly
    Metal: 18k
    Gram Weight: 128.6
    Case Info: engine turned
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 23613, gilt, 21 jewels, stem winding fusee, gold center wheel, bi-metallic balance with gold mean time screws, blue helical hairspring, pallet fork with hook type counter poised end
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: overall good, movement is very good, case good with slight wear to engine turnings, dial is good, inside front lid engraved "Purity, Integrity, Industry, Your Father's Gift"
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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