Description

    LeCoultre & Co. Multicolor Gold Minute Repeater *, circa 1890's
    Case: 18k hunter, multicolor frames and flowers on both lids, crest on the front, gold cuvette, 52 mm
    Dial: fancy enamel, radial Arabic numerals, gold and silver ornaments
    Movement: *Needing Repair and Parts Fabrication* See detailed condition report and additional photos. Nickel bridge, 29 jewels, straight line lever, bi-metallic balance, wolf's tooth winding, screw down gold jewel settings
    Signed: signed LeCoultre & Co. under the hammer, cuvette signed Felipe Hecht, Geneve, gross weight is 118.5 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: LeCoultre & Co. Multicolor Gold Minute Repeater
    Dial: enamel, fancy, Arabic
    Hands; one gold filigree
    Metal: 18k multicolor
    Gram Weight: 118.5
    Case Info: multicolor flowers and wreaths
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: missing over dial, glass over the movement
    Watch Movement: 29 jewels, nickel bridge, straight line lever, counter poised pallet, screw down gold jewel settings, wolf's tooth winding, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: needing repair and parts fabrication, movement runs dial down for a little but stops dial up, hammers both move and strike but are very sluggish, setting parts under the dial are missing, case is good overall, no crystal over the dial, front dial bezel not seating properly, dial has hairlines, no minute or second hand, second hand pivot is present


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    4th Saturday
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