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    Swiss Massive Gold "Titanic" Presentation Minute Repeater With Calendar, Moon Phase & Chronograph, circa 1915
    Case: 18k gold, four body, 62 mm diameter, 29 mm thick, gold cuvette, back with raised multicolor gold Titanic motif, front with raise coat-of-arms, inner front lid with gold bezel frame and portrait, additional gold frame and picture, gold slide for the repeat on the rim, gold button for the chronograph function
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals, outer 1/5th seconds, blue spade hands, sub seconds with moon phase, month aperture below 12, sub dials for the date and days of the week
    Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement 24 jewels, visible chronograph work, jeweled hammer striking on gong rods
    Signed: unsigned, gross weight 312.8 grams

    Note: Professedly, this watch was custom made as a presentation from Harland and Wolff and the White Star Line to the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George. However, no provenance accompanies the lot.


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss Massive Gold "Titanic" Presentation Minute Repeater With Calendar, Moon Phase & Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spade hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 312.8
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 62 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement 24 jewels, visible chronograph work, jeweled hammer striking on gong rods
    Circa: 1915
    Condition: movement is good, running and chiming, cleaning recommended, dial is good, hairline at center, case is good, massive, good hinges, some opening scratches on the back lip and cuvette
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