Montandon Frères Le Locle
MONTANDON ONE-MINUTE TOURBILLON - GOLD POCKET WATCH
Charles Adolphe Montandon, Locle, No. 19455. Made circa 1870.
Fine and rare, 18K gold hunting cased, keyless pocket watch with one-minute tourbillion
Four-body, bassine et filets, engine-turned with polished borders, reeded band, the interior
of the front cover with engraved dedication. Glazed gold-rimmed cuvette to view the movement.
Three-piece white enamel with narrow radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary
seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands.
19''', nickel-plated, fausses cotes decoration, jeweled to the center, wolf's tooth winding,
one-minute tourbillion with polished steel cage, lateral lever escapement,, cut bimetallic compensation
balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.