HENRY CAPT QUARTER REPEATER
DEMI CHRONOMETER YELLOW GOLD
Henry Capt, Genève, "Répétition Demi-Chronometre",
No. 29801. Made circa 1870.
Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, quarter-repeating,
hunting cased keyless lever "demi chronometre" pocket
watch with gold wheel train.
Four-body, "bassine et filet", polished and engine-turned,
the front cover with engraved monogram in a cartouche.
Glazed gold-rimmed cover to view the movement.
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute
divisions and Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary
seconds. Blued steel spade hands.
19''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels,
wolf`s tooth winding, gold wheel train, counterpoised
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.