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    Swiss Rare Gold Minute Repeater With Unique Polo Theme Case & Automaton, circa 1895
    Case: 18k rose gold, four body, inner gold cuvette, 56 mm, case fully engraved with scroll and leaf patterns on the edges and rim, large oval framed equestrian engravings on the covers depicting a lady and gentleman
    Dial: central enameled dial with light blue sunray finish and Arabic numerals, gold and black minute and seconds tracks, spade hands, enameled polo players on horses striking upper silver bells in conjunction with the repeat, hand painted background and base
    Movement: nickel bridge, 29 jewels, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, counter poised pallet, lever set, jeweled to the hammers





    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Rare Gold Minute Repeater With Unique Polo Theme Case & Automaton
    Dial: enamel, light blue sunray pattern, Arabic
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 139.2
    Case No: 2497
    Case Info: four body, fancy engraved, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass over dial and movement
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, 29 jewels, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, counter poised pallet, lever set, jeweled to the hammers
    Circa: 1895
    Condition: exceptional condition overall, case is very good and choice, dial is superb, movement is very good and running and chiming well


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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