• Movement 
    Unknown
  • Lot number 
    259
  • Diameter 
    59
  • Location

Description

MEURON CALENDAR WATCH WITH EQUATION OF TIME & SPECIAL ESCAPEMENT ENAMEL & YELLOW GOLD
Meuron & Comp., case No. 1133. Made circa 1810.
Very fine and extremely rare, gold and painted on enamel pocket watch with dual-calendar, equation of time indication, dead-
center seconds with stop feature, early-type double-wheel duplex escapement and large seconds-beating balance wheel.
Two-body, "Directoire", polished, the bacl decorated with a finely painted on enamel scene of a Roman centurion and a
lady in a landscape within an arch, royal blue ground with gold paillon pillars and varicolored paillon flower garlands, gold
paillon profile head below, outer sprig border.
White enamel with offset radial Roman numerals, outer minutes and seconds divisions and Arabic 15-second numerals,
concentric with the equation of time sector, subsidiary dials above for the date and months with their respective number of
days. Gold Breguet hands, gold sun hand for the equation of time.
51 mm., matte gilt full-plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain with maintaining power, double-wheel duplex escapement,
large seconds-beating three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, finely pierced and chased continental balance
cock with polished steel endplate, silvered regulation dial, spring for the stop-feature on the backplate with lever protruding
from the dialplate.