PATEK PHILIPPE LARGE-SIZE SPLIT SECOND
CHRONOGRAPH MINUTE-REPEATER FOR TIFFANY
Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, for Tiffany & Co., New York, No. 65519.
Made circa 1883.
Very fine and extremely rare, large, 18K pink gold, keyless,
minute-repeating pocket watch with split-seconds chronograph.
Accompanied by a Tiffany & Co., Geneva, period box and by the
Extract from the Archives..
Four-body, "bassine", polished, back engraved with a scrolled
monogram, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-
to-zero chronograph function, curved rectangular pusher on
the band for the split-seconds function, locking bolt at 11 o`clock.
Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute
divisions, outermost chronograph track divided into fifths, red
Arabic five minute/seconds numerals, subsidiary seconds. Blued
steel spade hands.
19```, three-quarter plate, nickel plated, fausses côtes decoration,
29 jewels, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut-bimetallic
compensation balance with gold adjustment screws, blued
steel Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs activated by a
slide in the band.