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    Henry Capt "Demi-Chronometer" Fine Gold Pocket Watch With Chronograph, circa 1880
    Case: massive, 18k rose gold, drum style, reeded back edge and bezel, plain hinged back, inner hinged bezel with glass over the movement, signed Henry Capt "Demi-Chronometre, 22 Rubis" inside the back lid, 50 mm, pin set button on the rim and gold lock out slide for the chronograph
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals, outer 1/5th second marks and small red five minute numbers, fleur-de-lis hands, subsidiary seconds with red numerals, center chronograph sweep hand
    Movement: No. 30040, nickel bridge, 22 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, gold center wheel, chronograph work under the dial
    Signed: Henry Capt Geneve


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Henry Capt "Demi-Chronometer" Fine Gold Pocket Watch With Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue fleur-de-lis
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 111
    Case No: 30100
    Case Info: large drum style, hinged back
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 30040, nickel bridge, 22 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balace, counter poised pallet fork, wolf's tooth winding, gold center wheel, chronograph work under the dial
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: dial, movement and case all very good, light line scratches on the upper area of the case back


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    May, 2013
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