Description

    P.H. Mathey Massive Gold Minute Repeater With Chronograph, circa 1890's
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 55 mm, signed gold cuvette, engine turned covers, gold slide for the repeat, reeded rim
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th second divisions, moon hands
    Movement: nickel bridge, 36 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, wolf's tooth winding, straight index regulator, jeweled to the hammers, needing repair
    Signed: P. H. Mathey, Locle, gross weight is 147.9 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: P.H. Mathey Massive Gold Minute Repeater With Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; moon hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 147.9
    Case No: 10499
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, 36 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, wolf's tooth winding, straight index regulator, jeweled to the hammers
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: case is good overall with some slight scratches and wear to the outermost engine turnings, dial is good, movement chimes well but is non-running, the detent screw that hold the stem in seems to be striped and does not tighten down, evidence of some oxidation on the repeater gong block, the largest chrono shift lever, the cap jewel frame atop the third wheel bridge and on the straight steel bridge under the dial supporting the smallest setting gear


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    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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