Description

    Emile Perret Fine 18k Gold High Grade Pocket Chronometer, circa 1880's
    Case: 18k yellow gold, massive "bassine et filets", 54 mm, gold cuvette, front cover with two lift springs, engine turned front and back covers
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, black minute track, subsidiary seconds, blue steel moon hands
    Movement: nickel, pivoted detent escapement, 20 jewels, gold jewel settings and gears, large bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, wolf's tooth winding, Breguet balance spring, index regulator with scale on the center wheel bridge
    Signed: case and dial signed Emile Perret Locle, gross weight is 141.2 grams

    Note: This sophisticated chronometer was initially designed as key wind and key set. The conversion to keyless winding and setting is expertly done - likely by the maker himself.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Emile Perret Fine 18k Gold High Grade Pocket Chronometer
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 141.2
    Case No: 8031
    Case Info: four body, engine turned
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel, pivoted detent escapement, 20 jewels, gold jewel settings and gears, large bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, wolf's tooth winding, Breguet balance spring, index regulator with scale on the center wheel bridge
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: case is very choice, dial is very good and movement is very good


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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