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    Dent, London, Fine Gold Minute Repeater With Chronograph, Minute Register & Regulator Dial, circa 1872
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, hinged front opening to an inner gold bezel with thick glass crystal, plain back and plain inner gold cuvette, 54 mm, gold slide on the rim for the repeat activation, gold push button for the chronograph at twelve
    Dial: white enamel, center minute hand and sweep seconds hand, 60 minute register at nine o'clock, hours with Roman numeral positioned at three, outer minute track and 1/5th second markings
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate by Nicole Nielsen, exposed setting gears, pin set button on the rim, side lever escapement with cap jewels on the pallet and escape wheel pivots, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Signed: movement signed Dent, Watchmaker to the Queen, dial signed Dent 33 Cockspur St. London, case dial and movement all numbered 26754




    Condition Report*: Type: Dent, London, Fine Gold Minute Repeater With Chronograph, Minute Register & Regulator Dial
    Model: No. 26754
    Dial: enamel, hours at three, center minute hand
    Hands; bllue steel
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 160.4
    Case No: 26754
    Case Info: four body, hinged front, inner bezel & crystal
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: thick beveled glass
    Watch Movement: superior Nicole Nielsen gilt 3/4 plate, exposed setting gears, side lever escapement with cap jewels on the pallet and escape wheel pivots, bi-metallic compensated balance, repeat sounding on inner gongs
    Circa: 1872
    Condition: movement is very good, running and chiming well, chronograph and registers working well, dial is good with one very very faint and small hairline, case is good, lift springs for the front bezel are missing
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    May, 2010
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