HAAS NEVEUX MINUTE-REPEATING
PERPETUAL CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH
Haas Neveux & Co., Genève-Paris, No. 18853. Made circa
Extremely fine and equally rare, large and heavy,
18K yellow gold, minute-repeating, hunting-cased
pocket watch with perpetual calendar, chronograph,
instantaneous 30-minute register and moon phases.
Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished band, matted
covers, the front cover with polished and black champlevé
enamel monogram "AB", button at 12 for the start/
stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph.
Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track concentric with fifths of a second divisions with
Arabic numerals for the five-seconds, subsidiary dials for
the seconds, days of the week, months of the four-year
cycle combined with 30-minute register, date, aperture
for the moon phases with lunar calendar on the edge
combined with seconds. Yellow gold Louis XV hands.
19''', matte gilt three-quarter-plate, 23 jewels, lateral
lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance
with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator,
repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.
Case and cuvette signed, case numbered.