MINERVA DOCTOR'S SINGLE BUTTON
CHRONOGRAPH WHITE GOLD
Minerva, Villeret, "1858 Fait Main A Villeret", movement No. 120080,
case No. A186311, Ref. M132001. Made in the 2000s.
Very fine, heavy 18K white gold, manually-wound wristwatch with
single-button chronograph, register, pulsation scale and an 18K white
gold Minerva buckle.
Four-body, polished and brushed, concave bezel, fluted concave
lugs, crown with lacquer insert of a gold arrow on a blue ground,
curved band, button at 2 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions
of the chronograph, glazed back with 6 screws, hinged solid gold
cover over the glazed back, sapphire crystals.
Brushed and guilloche silver with applied white gold baton indexes
and blued steel Arabic half-hour numerals, outer minute and fifths of
a second divisions, outer scale graduated for 30 pulsations, subsidiary
seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel feuille hands.
Cal. 13-21, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels,
straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorbers,
self-compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator.