Description

    Fritz Piguet & Bachmann Very Fine Gold Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph, circa 1885
    Case: 18k rose gold, four body, plain, gold cuvette signed and marked with movement features and jewel count, 54 mm, gold slide for the repeat, gold buttons for the rattrapante seconds, gold bezel and glass over the movement, rose gold set lever
    Dial: enamel, radial black Roman numerals, outer minute track with 1/5th second marks and gold five second numerals, subsidiary seconds, spade hands
    Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with spiral palladium spring, 36 jewels, jeweled to the hammers, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Signed: cuvette signed Fritz Piguet & Bachmann Geneve, gross weight is 133.2 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Fritz Piguet & Bachmann Very Fine Gold Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph
    Dial: white enamel, radial Roman numerals
    Hands; blued steel spade hands
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 133.2
    Case No: 12210
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette, glass over movement
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with spiral palladium spring, 36 jewels, jeweled to the hammers, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Circa: 1885
    Condition: movement is very good, running and chiming well, dial is superb, case is very good, back with very faint light ribbon script fill showing, good hinges


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    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
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