ZENITH CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE
MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD
Zenith, "Repetition à Minutes Grande Sonnerie et Carillon", case No.
181829. Made circa 1913.
Fine and very rare, large, trip minute-repeating, 18K yellow
gold, hunting cased, keyless, two-train, carillon grande sonnerie
clockwatch with three hammers and three gongs.
Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned and polished, the front
cover with small vacant cartouche. Hinged gold cuvette engraved
with the prize medals.
White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary
seconds. Gold arrow hands.
20"`, matte gilt, double train with differential winding, 30
jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation
balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index
regulator, striking the hours and quarters on three gongs with
three hammers, centrifugal governor between the dial and dial
plate, Silence/Sonnerie selection lever on the bezel border, repeating
activated by a trip push-piece in the band.