NON MAGNETIC MINUTE-REPEATER
AND MOONPHASE YELLOW GOLD
Non Magnetic watch & Co Minute-Repeater with ages of the
moon,case Number 117318. Made circa 1900.
Fine and unusual, keyless, minute-repeater, hunting cased 18k
yellow gold pocket watch.
Four-body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned with polished borders,
reeded band,Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer five
minute divisions in Arabic, large aperture displaying phases of the
moon, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. gold Louis XV hands.
44 mm. rhodium plated, 32 jewels, 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.