PATEK PHILIPPE HUNTING CASED
MINUTE REPEATER PINK GOLD
Patek Philippe & Co., Genève. No. 80401, case No. 201642.
Made for Merrick, Walsh and Phelps, St. Louis, MO circa 1890.
Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold, keyless,
hunting cased pocket watch.
Four-body, bassine et filets, polished, reeded edges.
Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute
track with red Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary
seconds with red Arabic numerals. Gold Louis XVI hands.
19''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels,
counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic
compensation balance with gold timing screws, blued steel
Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs
activated by a slide on the band.