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    Volta 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Chronograph & Emperors Portrait, circa 1900
    Case: 18k gold, four body, gold cuvette, engine turned back cover, front with applied sepia tone portrait of a highly decorated emperor, 52 mm, gold buttons for the chronograph and repeat functions
    Dial: Arabic numerals, gold filigree hands, sub seconds, outer 1/5h second divisions
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, 20 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance, visible chronograph works, repeat hammers striking on gong rods, Swiss patent 15833 repeat braking fly wheel
    Signed: cuvette is signed Volta, gross weight 99 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: Volta 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Chronograph & Emperors Portrait
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 99 grams
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, 20 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance, visible chronograph works, repeat hammers striking on gong rods, Swiss patent 15833 repeat braking fly wheel
    Circa: 1900
    Condition: movement is good, running and chiming, dial is good, case good overall, wear to the outer engine turnings on the back, small rim split to a bruise between the hinge tubes
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    October, 2017
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