Poitevin & Co.
POITEVIN CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD
B. Poitevin, No. 36926, retailed by Vever, 19, Rue de la Paix,
Paris. Made circa 1890.
Fine, 18K pink gold, keyless pocket watch with chronograph
and 30-minute register.
Four-body, bassine, the back cover with engraved foliate
monogram 'PW', the interior engraved '28 Mai 1899'.
Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track and outermost fifths of a second divisions with Arabic
five second numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute
register dials. Gold spade hands.
19''', matte gilt, 23 jewels, wolf 's tooth winding, straightline
lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance
with peripheral temperature and meantime adjustment
screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil,
Punched with Poitevin's mark on the dial plate, cuvette