Description

    Swiss Quarter Hour Repeater with Silver and Niello Case, circa 1905
    Case: 53 mm, openface .800 fine silver with black niello enamel forming a vine, leaf and flower pattern, central blank rose gold crest, rose push button for repeat, inner silver dust cover with medallions, no. 29286
    Dial: white enamel with black Arabic numerals and minute markers, black "Spade" hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: 17 jewel, gilt two-finger bridge, lever escapement, fly-wheel governor, lever set
    Signed: Systeme Perfectionne on cuvette


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Niello enamel quarter hour repeater
    Signed: systeme perfectionne
    Model: push repeater
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; blue spade
    Metal: .800 fine silver
    Case No: 29286
    Case Info: Niello floral design, rose gold crest
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: plastic
    Watch Movement: 17 jewel, gilt, two-finger bridge, lever escapement, fly-wheel style governor, lever set
    Circa: 1905
    Condition: repeat works but somewhat sluggish, movement running-patinated, case is good-slight niello line flake near back hinge,dial good, tiny flake under second hand, edge flake under bezel, gold push button a little loose


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    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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