PATEK PHILIPPE THIN MINUTE REPEATER
Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneva, Switzerland, No. 174798, case No. 404585.
Made circa 1915.
Very fine, thin, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch.
Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.
Four-body, "demi-bassine", polished, concealed hinge. Hinged gold
cuvette with engraved dedication.
Off-white enamel, bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track,
subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands.
18''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, wolf's tooth
winding, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation
balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring,
index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.