PATEK PHILIPPE HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATER PINK GOLD
Patek Philippe & Co., Genève. No. 80401, case No. 201642. Made for Merrick,
Walsh and Phelps, St. Louis, MO circa 1895.
Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold, keyless, hunting cased
pocket watch. Accompanied by a fitted Patek Philippe box.
Four-body, bassine et filets, polished, reeded edges. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track with
red Arabic five-minute markers, subsidiary seconds with red Arabic
numerals. Gold Louis XVI hands.
19```, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, counterpoised
straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation
balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring,
index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.