PATEK PHILIPPE "CHRONOMETER GONDOLO"
CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD
Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, "Chronometro Gondolo". No. 124718.
Made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro, circa 1906.
Very fine and rare, large 18K pink gold keyless pocket watch with
chronograph. Accompanied by a fitted box and Patek Philippe case
opening knife and gilt Gondolo store display.
Four-body, solid, "demi-bassine", polished band and borders,
engine-turned back, bolt at 1 o'clock to lock the chronograph.
Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track
and fifths of a second divisions, Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary
seconds. Gold spade hands.
43mm. (19 '''), gilt brass patented bridge caliber, 23 jewels, gold train, straight
line "moustache" lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued
steel Breguet balance spring, Wilmot's patented micrometric cam regulator.