Description

    Swiss High Grade Gold Minute Repeater For Black Starr & Frost, circa 1910
    Case: four body, 18k yellow gold, invisible hinges, gold cuvette, 48 mm, back with a coat of arms and banner inscribed "Principia Non Homines"
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, black radial Arabic numerals, red five minute numerals, sub seconds, double swell spade hands
    Movement: No. 5126, marked "Superior Adjustment", nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, 32 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with swan's neck regulator, jeweled to the hammers, gold screw down jewel settings
    Signed: dial and movement signed Black Starr & Frost, New York, gross weight is 86.5 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss High Grade Gold Minute Repeater For Black Starr & Frost
    Dial: enamel, Arabic, red fives
    Hands; spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 86.5
    Case No: 5126
    Case Info: four body, invisible hinges, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 48 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 5126, marked "Superior Adjustment", nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, 32 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with swan's neck regulator, jeweled to the hammers, gold screw down jewel settings
    Circa: 1910
    Condition: dial is good, a few light hairlines near three, case is good, movement is good, running and chiming, cleaning is recommended


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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