Description

    Swiss Recased Minute Repeater With Automaton
    Case: later screw back and bezel case, plain, silverine
    Dial: central blue dial with Roman numerals and gold accents, enameled figures striking on upper bells held by cherubs, gold moon hands
    Movement: gilt bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, 32 jewels, steel hammers striking on gongs, jeweled to the hammers


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Recased Minute Repeater With Automaton
    Dial: blue enamel, gold accents
    Hands; moon hands
    Metal: silverine
    Case Info: later 18 size open face case
    Case Width: 18 size56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, 32 jewels, steel hammers striking on gongs, jeweled to the hammers
    Circa: 1900
    Condition: movement is running and chiming, automatons are working, cleaning is recommended, case is good, blue dial is good, some enamel loss to the automaton figures


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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