Description

    Paul Garnier Rare Gold Quarter Repeating Two Train With Independent Dead Beat Center Seconds & Unusual Dial, circa 1840
    Case: 18k yellow gold, double hinged back, plain, coin edge to the rim, 48 mm, gold cuvette signed "Paul Garnier, Ancien Horloger De La Marine, No. 1700"
    Dial: white enamel with photograph transfer, outer minute track, center dead beat seconds blue steel moon hands, name letters at the hours
    Movement: superior quality gilt two train bridge, double barrels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band, stop lever for the dead beat center seconds on the band, repeat train jeweled through the hammers, rose gold train gears, estimated at 44 jewels




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Paul Garnier Rare Gold Quarter Repeating Two Train With Independent Dead Beat Center Seconds & Unusual Dial
    Dial: enamel with photo transfer and name letters
    Hands; steel moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 96.7
    Case Info: double hinged back, plain, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 48 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: superior quality gilt two train bridge, double barrels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, repeat activated from a gold slide on the band, stop lever for the dead beat center seconds on the band, repeat train jeweled through the hammers, rose gold train gears, estimated at 44 jewels
    Circa: 1840's
    Condition: case is good, movement is very good, dial is good overall


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
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