HAAS JEUNE SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH & MINUTE
RPEATING WATCH WITH 8 COMPLICATIONS
B. Haas Jeune, Genève - Paris, Chronometre, No. 1355. Made circa 1900.
Very fine and very rare, large 18K pink gold, keyless, minute-repeating, pocket
watch with triple date calendar, moon phases and split-seconds chronograph
with 30-minute register.
Five-body, "bassine et filets", polished, buttons in the band for the start/
stop and return-to-zero and the split-seconds functions of the chronograph.
Hinged gold cuvette engraved "Exposition de Moscou 1891" with engine-
turned border, hinged gold-rimmed glazed cover to view the movement.
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost
1/5th seconds track calibrated from 0-300, four subsidiary dials for the
days of the week, date, months concentric with 30-minute register with red
numerals, subsidiary seconds, moon phase aperture with luner calendar on
the edge. Gold Louis XV hands.
Cal. 21''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, counterpoised
straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance,
blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs
activated by a slide in the band.
Cuvette signed, case numbered.