SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH GOLD
H. Meylan, Brassus, Swiss, No. 6874, case No. 49594. Made circa
1900 for the American market.
Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K gold pocket watch with split-
seconds chronograph. Four-body, "bassine", solid, polished, co-axial crown for the
start/stop and returnto- zero of the chronograph, button for the
split-seconds at 11. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute and chronograph
divisions with 5-minute red Arabic numerals, subsidiary
seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands.
Cal. 18''', rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 19 jewels,
the center jewel in a screwed gold chaton, straight-line lever
escapement, adjusted cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued
steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.