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    C.H. Meylan Gold Split Second Chronograph, circa 1880's
    Case: 14k yellow gold, four body, invisible hinges, inner gold cuvette, plain back, 50 mm
    Dial: Roman numerals, 1/5th second marks, five minute numerals, blue steel moon hands, split second sweeps activated from the crown and a rim button, sub seconds at six
    Movement: nickel finish, straight line lever escapement, adjusted, 20 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Signed: dial and movement signed C.H. Meylan Brassus


    Condition Report*: Type: C.H. Meylan Gold Split Second Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, outer 1/5th seconds
    Hands; blue steel moon
    Metal: 14k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 98.1
    Case Info: plain, double hinged back
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 6440, adjusted, 20 jewel, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: dial is good, case is good, movement good, running, chrono starts, stops, flys back but second sweep does not "catch up" to the primary one
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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