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    Henry Lewis, London, Very Fine Enamel & Gold Minute Repeater With Calendar & Chain, circa 1880
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 49 mm, gold slide bar for the repeater, plain snap back, front with a polychrome enameled coat-of-arms and crimson banner marked "Industria", together with an 18k gold 12 inch double strand slide chain with fobs
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for months, date and days, signed in the subsidiary seconds dial, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: No. 10017, 3/4 plate frosted gilt movement, high grade side lever escapement, bi-metallic balance with swan's neck regulator, blued plate screws, repeat activated from a gold slide, pin set
    Signed: Henry Lewis 172 New Bond St. London on the dial and movement




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Henry Lewis, London, Very Fine Enamel & Gold Minute Repeater With Calendar & Chain
    Dial: white enamel
    Hands; spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 131.7 total watch and chain
    Case Info: plain back, enameled coat-of-arms on front
    Case Width: 49 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 10017, 3/4 plate frosted gilt movement, high grade side lever escapement, bi-metallic balance with swan's neck regulator, blued plate screws, repeat activated from a gold slide, pin set
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: dial is very good with two very faint short hairline, case is good, a few light line scratches, chain is good, movement is bright and running and chiming but it binds up at the quarter hour change points


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    May, 2011
    3rd Tuesday
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