GOLAY MINUTE REPEATER
& CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD
A.Golay-Leresche & Fils, Genève, 2 Rue de la Paix, Paris,
No. 18885. Made circa 1890.
Very fine and rare, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K pink
gold pocket watch with chronograph.
Four-body, "bassine," solid, polished, co-axial button
in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero of the
chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette, glazed gold-rimmed
cover to view the movement.
White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute
and 1/5th seconds divisions with Arabic 5-minute/seconds
numerals. Blued steel spade hands.
Cal. 18```, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration,
35 jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement,
cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance
spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by
a slide on the band.