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    Savoy Freres & Cie, Rare Silver Minute Repeater with Carillon Chimes, Chronograph and Minute Register, circa 1895
    Case: massive, sterling silver, 56 mm diameter, open face, double hinged back, slide repeat. pin set on the rim, slide lock-out bar for chrono sweep
    Dial: enamel, Arabic chapters, 1/5th second marks, 30 minute register, subsidiary seconds, blue fly-back sweep, rose gold spade hour and minute hands
    Movement: 38 jewel, superior grade, gilt bridge, jeweled thru all three hammers, wolfs tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with Brequet spring
    Signed: Savoy Freres & Cie on center movement bridge

    *Note: Carillon chime repeaters are very scarce. Most repeaters have two hammers and chimes while a carillon chimes the quarter hour positions with three hammers striking in sequential order

    Condition Report*: Type: Savoy and Freres, rare minute repeater with carillon chimes, chronograph and register
    Signed: Savoy Freres and Cie
    Model: superior grade repeater carillon chimes
    Dial: white enamel with Arabic numerals
    Hands; gold spades, blue sweep, minute recorder
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case Info: heavy hinged back, slide repeat
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 38 jewel, gilt, superior grade, jeweled thru all three hammers, wolfs tooth winding, lever escapement, signed on center bridge
    Circa: 1895
    Condition: fantastic movement condition, case very good, dial near perfect-one tiny, short and light surface scratch
    Notes: The rarity of this watch is the carillon chimes (three chimes sound in sequence on three gongs when the quarter hours are sounding) as well as the addition of a minute register and chronograph and lastly a super high grade mechanism
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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