Description

    Isaac Grasset & Cie Rare and Interesting Special Patent Power Source Silver Watch, circa 1898
    Case: 50 mm diameter, .800 fine silver, openface, gilt trim, engine turned back, no. 388
    Dial: enamel with black Roman numerals, applied gold minute dots, gold filigree hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: no. 388, gilt, 15 jewel bridge, lever escapement, spiral wind patented mainspring wound around the stem terminating with a contrate gear which meshes with the center wheel pinion
    Signed: Isaac Grasset & Cie on the movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Isaac Grasset and Cie, rare spiral wind patented power source watch
    Signed: Isaac Grasset & Cie Geneve
    Model: coiled mainspring model
    Dial: enamel, Roman, gold minute dots
    Hands; golden filigree
    Metal: .800 silver, gilt trim
    Case No: 388
    Case Info: hinge back, engine turned
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: #388
    Circa: 1898
    Condition: case vey good, some wear to outer gilt finish, dial good, hands good but color mis- matched, movement gilding very good, spring is good, runs a while but stops on ocassion


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    May, 2008
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