Description

    Swiss Extremely Fine & Massive 18K Rose Gold Minute Repeating Watch With Chronograph, Perpetual Calendar And Moon Phases Made For Beyer, Zurich, circa 1896
    Case: 18k rose gold, 60 mm, four body "bassine", massive, plain covers, chronograph button and repeat slide on the rim, gold cuvette, inner bezel and crystal over the movement, No. 1118. Jurgensen type lips
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost chronograph fifths of a second divisions, Arabic five second numerals, subsidiary dials for months concentric with leap year indication, date and day, seconds dial with aperture for phases of the moon, gold spade hands
    Movement: 19 lignes, nickel finish, 36 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, movement is jeweled thru the hammers, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, wolf's tooth winding, lever setting, repeating on gongs activated by slide
    Signed: cuvette is signed Medaille d'or Geneve 1896, Th. Beyer's Sohn Zurich


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Extremely Fine, 18K Rose Gold, Minute Repeating Watch With Chronograph, Perpetual Calendar And Moon Phases Made For Beyer, Zurich
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold spades, blue steel sub hands
    Metal: heavy 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 179.4
    Case No: 1118
    Case Info: massive, four body, plain
    Case Width: 60 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 19 lignes, 36 jewels, straight line lever escapement, lever setting, bi-metallic compensated balance, jeweled thru the repeat hammers, blue steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, wolf's tooth winding
    Circa: 1896
    Condition: dial is superb, case is very very good, scratch on the inner dust cover, movement is very good, all functions working


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