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    Hy. Grandjean & Cie., LeCoultre Minute Repeater With Chronograph, Massive 18K Gold Hunting Case Pocket Watch, circa 1890's
    Case: 18k yellow gold, case no. 38238, highly decorative hunting case, raised horse riding motif, push chronograph button, slide repeater mechanism, 18k gold cuvette, hinged inner gold bezel and exhibition crystal cover over movement, 54 mm, back with equestrian gear, ornately engraved edges and rim, signed gold cuvette
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds, outer minute track, 1/5th seconds divisions, blued steel hands, spade hour, whip minute
    Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, wolf teeth winding, jeweled to the hammers, 36 jewels, signed LeCoultre under the hammer
    Signed: Hy. Grandjean & Cie. Locle, gross weight is 156.2 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hy. Grandjean & Cie. Locle Minute Repeater With Chronograph 18K Gold Hunting Case Pocket Watch
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals
    Hands; blued steel, spade hour, whip minute
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 156.2g
    Case No: 38238
    Case Info: decorative hunting case, with horse riding motif
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, wolf teeth winding, jeweled to the hammers, 36 jewels, signed LeCoultre under the hammer
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: dial is excellent, case is very good, movement is running with chronograph is working, repeater functions very sluggish, needs service and cleaning recommended


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