S. Jaccard Du Gros
JACCARD TIR CANTONAL MORGES 1891
ORIGINAL BOX & GUARANTEE
S. Jaccard Du Gros, Ste-Croix, No. 43422. Made circa 1890.
Fine, silver and gilt, keyless pocket watch commemorating
the Tir Cantonal de Morges in 1891. Accompanied by the
original fitted box and guarantee.
Four-body, massive, "demi-bassine", gilded bezel and
band with oak, laurel and berry chased decoration, the back
decorated with an infant holding a crossbow standing in
front of Lake Leman. Hinged silver cuvette.
White enamel with black Arabic numerals, outer minute
track with Arabic 5 minute markers, subsidiary seconds.
Pink gold Louis XVI hands.
41 mm., 18''', frosted gilt, 19 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet
balance spring, Wilmot's cam micrometer regulator.