LARDET PERPETUAL CALENDAR YELLOW GOLD
Charles Edouard Lardet, Fleurier, Swiss, No. 4045.
Made circa 1880.
Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold hunting cased, pocket
watch with perpetual calendar and moon phase.
Four body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned with polished
borders. Hinged gold cuvette, glazed gold-rimmed
cover to view the movement.
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer
minute track, subsidiary dials for the days of the week,
the months of the leap-year cycle, the dates and the
seconds with inner moon phase aperture. Blued steel
18"', matte gilt brass, three-quarter plate, jeweled to
the third wheel with screwed gold chatons, lateral lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued
steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.