Orion. A very rare Niello Silver and rose gold keyless wind full hunter pocket watch featuring motoring and ballooning scenes


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Retailed by F. Bachschmid, Orion, Case & Cuvette No.55663, Movement No.70457, Circa 1910
Nickel finish 3/4 plate Swiss lever movement, cut and compensated bi-metallic balance, white dial with painted black Roman numerals, gilt dot outer minute markers, gilt Louis XV style hands, subsidiary dial at 6 for constant seconds, round hinged case with fine Niello decoration to front and back featuring stylised Art Nouveau floral motifs with central motoring scene to front and ballooning scene to back, dial signed F. Bachschmid and F. Borbolla Manzanillo, case stamped 'Neil FF' for Huguenin Freres of Le Locle, Switzerland, 'B&H', movement signed