GIRARD-PERREGAUX MINUTE REPEATER
AND CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD
Girard-Perregaux, Chaux-de-Fonds, "Chronomètre Répétition à
Minutes Chronographe", No. 329701. Made circa 1910.
Fine, large, minute-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless 18K gold
pocket watch with chronograph.
Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned with polished borders,
the front cover with engraved monogram in a cartouche, engraved
numerals on the border beneath the dial, button at 12 for
the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph.
Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize and technical details.
White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and
1/5th of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary seconds
dial. Gold Louis XV hands.
Cal. 20''', rhodium plated, 36 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel
Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph
work, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.