1/4 SECONDES FOUDROYANTES ATTRIBUTED TO EDOUARD PERREGAUX GOLD
Locle, case No. 107164. Made for the American market, circa 1870.
Very fine 18K gold, hunting-cased pocket watch with double-train
independent center seconds and 1/4th second diablotine
Four-body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned with reeded band.
Hinged gold cuvette with dedication inscription.
White enamel, radial narrow Roman numerals, outer minute
track, outermost seconds divided into fourths, subsidiary quarter-
second jump diablotine. Blued-steel spade hands.
20''', nickel, 23 jewels, pallet fork and escape wheel with gold
caps, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic
compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, two-
train, independent seconds activated by a push piece in the band.