Description

    Henri Grandjean Unusual Massive 18k Gold Calendar With Zodiac Symbols, circa 1880
    Case: 18k yellow gold, embossed and ornamented with raised leaf, swirl and flower motifs, crest on the front cover, inner gold cuvette engraved "Federico Widmer, Guatemala", crystal over the movement, 57.5 mm diameter
    Dial: white enamel, subsidiary dials for the date, months and constant seconds, Roman chapters, blue spade hands, rose gold pointer for the red letter months and blue zodiac symbols
    Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, 17 jewels, gold jewel settings, lever set
    Signed: triple signed H. Grandjean Locle, gross weight is 160.5 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Henri Grandjean Unusual Massive 18k Gold Calendar With Zodiac Symbols
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; blue spades, gold month pointer
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 160.5
    Case No: 37292
    Case Info: raised swirl, leaf and flowers, front crest
    Case Width: 57.5 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, 17 jewels, gold jewel settings, lever set
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: case is very good, one small rim bruise, movement is good and running, dial is good but the center of the date dial is flaked


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    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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