Description

    Jules Jurgensen Very Fine Gold Hunters Case With Patent Bow Setting, Original Box, circa 1880
    Case: No. 12437, massive, four body, 18k yellow gold, 55 mm, engine turned front and back, signed gold cuvette, patented bow setting, plain polished rim
    Dial: white enamel, radial Roman numerals, black minute track, sub seconds, blued steel Breguet moon hands
    Movement: nickel bridge, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, long counterpoised pallet fork, 20 jewels, gold mounted cap jewels on the escape wheel and pallet pivots, straight arm index to a patented scale on the center bridge
    Signed: triple signed Jules Jurgensen Copenhagen, with original wooden box, spare crystal and card describing the patented bow setting and oblique engraving of the degrees on the regulator bridge


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Jules Jurgensen Very Fine Gold Hunters Case With Patent Bow Setting, Original Box
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; Breguet moon hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 164.1
    Case No: 12437
    Case Info: massive, four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 12437, nickel bridge, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, long counterpoised pallet fork, 20 jewels, gold mounted cap jewels on the escape wheel and pallet pivots, straight arm index to a patented scale on the center bridge
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: case is in exceptional choice condition, movement is good and running, dial is superb, an engraved name on the cuvette below the patent date has been professionally filled in, it is only visible in the right light at one angle


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    November, 2014
    20th Thursday
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