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    LeCoultre & Co. Fine Rose Gold Split Second Chronograph, circa 1890
    Case: 18k rose gold, plain polished, four body, gold cuvette, 52 mm, gold button on the band for the split function
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track, 1/5th seconds, red five second numerals, spade hands, split center second hands activated from the crown
    Movement: No. 89880, nickel finish, 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance and counter poised pallet, adjusted, snail disc regulator
    Signed: movement and dial signed LeCoultre & Co.

    Note: This fine timepiece was formerly part of the Kirk Douglas collection.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: LeCoultre & Co. Fine Rose Gold Split Second Chronograph
    Dial: enamel
    Hands; spades
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 136.7
    Case No: 84863
    Case Info: heavy double hinged back, plain
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 89880, nickel finish, 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance and counter poised pallet, adjusted, snail disc regulator
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: case, movement and dial are all in very good condition


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    May, 2011
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