HUNTIN G CASED MIN UTE REPEATER &
CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD
Swiss, movement No. 23279. Made circa 1920.
Fine, keyless, minute-repeating, hunting cased 18K yellow
gold pocket watch with chronograph and register.
Four-body, bassine, polished, the back cover with
engraved foliate monogram, button at 4 in the band for the
start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph.
Hinged gold cuvette engraved "H. Berger, Laon".
White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track
with fifths of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds and
30-minute register dials. Gold spade hands.
Cal. 20''', matte gilt, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel
Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs
activated by a slide on the band, centrifugal governor.