Description

    Germinal, Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Chronograph, Unique Gutta Percha Box
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, gold cuvette with medallions, plain front and back lids, 57 mm
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th seconds, subsidiary seconds at six, gold Louis XV hands, blue sweep seconds hand
    Movement: No. 17742, gilt, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, steel hammers striking on gong rods
    Signed: "Fabrique Germinal" on the cuvette, with fitted gutta percha watch box decorated with raised pocket watch, ribbons, watch chains and a winding key


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Germinal, Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Chronograph, Gutta Percha Box
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 120.2
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 17742, gilt, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, steel hammers striking on gong rods
    Circa: 1895
    Condition: movement good, running and chiming, dial is very good, case with dents on the covers, crystal over the movement is missing


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th Thursday
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