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    H.L. Matile Mint Gold Pocket Chronometer with Helical Spring, circa 1880's
    Case: massive, 18k yellow gold, engine turned covers, coin edge to the rim, inner gold cuvette, bezel and crystal over the movement, 56 mm, inner front lid with two small lettered names and dates
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel moon hands, black minute track
    Movement: No. 10048, nickel bridge, large gold jewel settings, 20 jewels, gold train gears, bi-metallic balance with blue steel helical spring, wolf's tooth winding, decorated with straight line, fish scale and sunray damaskeening, lever set
    Signed: triple signed H.L. Matile, Locle, gross weight is 166 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: H.L. Matile Mint Gold Pocket Chronometer with Helical Spring
    Model: detent chronometer
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Roman numerals
    Hands; slender blue moons
    Metal: heavy 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 166
    Case No: 10048
    Case Info: massive, engine turned lids, coin edge
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 10048, nickel bridge, large gold jewel settings, 20 jewels, gold train gears, bi-metallic balance with blue steel helical spring, wolf's tooth winding, decorated with straight line, fish scale and sunray damaskeening
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: case, dial and movement all in exceptional first rate condition
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    December, 2010
    4th Saturday
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