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    Description

    Swiss Unique Quarter Hour Repeater With Portrait Dial, circa 1890
    Case: 5 1/4 inches in diameter, gilt outer edge, back with hinged dust cover, mounting bar, push style slide to activate the chimes, winding at six o'clock position
    Dial: hand painted mother and child scene at center, blue painted outer border, luminous Arabic chapters on an antique finish ring, luminous diamond form hands
    Movement: gilt, 15 jewel, straight line lever escapement, gold center wheel
    Signed: unsigned


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss Large Quarter Hour Repeater With Portrait Dial
    Dial: luminous Arabic numerals, portrait at center
    Hands; luminous skeleton diamond
    Metal: gilt metal
    Case No: 117928
    Case Info: oversized, hanging bar on back
    Case Width: 5 1/4 inches
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 3/4 plate, gilt, 15 jewel, straight line lever escapement, gold center wheel, stem wind and stem set
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: movemeent good and running, chiming well and clear, hour hand and hour chimes off by one hour, case good, dial good
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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