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    Swiss Very Rare Two Train Jump 1/4 Second & Split Second Chronograph with Minute Register, circa 1880
    Case: massive, 18k hunter, 56.5 mm, plain covers, coin edge to the rim
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer five minute numbers and 1/5th seconds, 1/4 second jump at six, split second center fly back sweep hands activated from gold push buttons, blue moon hands, sixty minute register at twelve
    Movement: nickel two train bridge, straight line lever escapement and compensated bi-metallic balance with Breguet spring, 34 jewels, lever setting
    Signed: unsigned

    Note: The additional complications of a split second chronograph hand and a sixty minute register elevate the rarity of this highly sophisticated timepiece.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Very Rare Two Train Jump 1/4 Second & Split Second Chronograph with Minute Register
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, outer 1/5th seconds
    Hands; blue steel moons
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 161.7
    Case Info: plain, coin edge
    Case Width: 56.5 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel, two train straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance, 34 jewels, lever setting
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: dial is very good with a faint hairline near four, case is good, movement is good, seconds, jump and register working, reset is working , time train is sluggish and stops


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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