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    L.C. Grandjean, Locle, First Quality Gold Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph, circa 1890's
    Case: massive, 58 mm, 18k yellow gold, engine turned, front center with a raised circular initial frame, reeded rim, gold push buttons and slide for the repeat, hinged inner gold bezel and exhibition glass over the movement
    Dial: double sunk, enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, 1/5th seconds divisions, sub seconds, blued steel moon hands
    Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, counter poised pallet fork, 38 jewels, jeweled to the hammers, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Signed: L.C. Grandjean, Locle, gross weight is 201.3 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: L.C. Grandjean, Locle, First Quality Gold Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Roman numerals
    Hands; moon
    Metal: 18k yellow god
    Gram Weight: 201.3
    Case No: 3190
    Case Info: massive, engine turned
    Case Width: 58 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, counter poised pallet fork, 38 jewels, jeweled to the hammers, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: movement is very sharp and good, running and chiming, dial is superb, case is very good with only a slight bit of wear to the outermost engine turning


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    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
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