JAMES PICARD MINUTE-REPEATER
HUNTING CASED YELLOW GOLD
James Picard, Geneva, case number No. 30768,movement
number 3325. Made circa 1880.
Very fine and rare, large and heavy, 14K yellow gold, keyless,
minute-repeating, hunting cased pocket watch.
Four-body, "bassine et filets", reeded band, Hinged polished
gold cuvette with dedication engraving
White enamel with narrow radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands.
45 mm.(20```), nickel plated, fausses côtes decoration, 31
jewels, 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