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    Felipe Hecht Exceptional Gold Hunters Case With Helical Palladium Hairspring, circa 1890
    Case: 18k yellow gold, fully engraved and deeply chased with foliage, crest and swirls, semi-box hinge, Jurgensen style lips, 53 mm, inner glass over the movement, gold cuvette engraved "Felipe Hecht Geneve, Spiral Palladium 20 Rubis, Chronometer, Regulator"
    Dial: white enamel, radial Arabic numerals, black minute track with red five minutes, gold Louis XV hands
    Movement: No. 5393, nickel half plate, bi-metallic compensated balance with helical "spiral palladium" hairspring, jeweled to the center wheel, gold settings, micrometric disc regulator
    Signed: Felipe Hecht Geneve, gross weight is 135.6 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Felipe Hecht Exceptional Gold Hunters Case With Helical Palladium Hairspring
    Dial: white enamel, radial black Arabic numerals
    Hands; gold Louis XV hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 135.6
    Case Info: four body, ornate engraving
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 5393, nickel half plate, bi-metallic compensated balance with helical "spiral paladium" hairspring, jeweled to the center wheel, gold settings, micrometric disc regulator
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: movement is very good and running, case is very good and choice, dial is superb


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    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
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