MINUTE REPEATING YELLOW GOLD
Swiss, probably Ditisheim Freres, No. 741610.
Made circa 1900.
Fine, minute-repeating, 18K gold half-hunting cased,
keyless pocket watch.
Four-body, bassine, polished, the front cover with
aperture and royal blue champlevé enamel radial Roman
numerals, the back cover with engraved foliate monogram
"RS". Hinged gilt cuvette.
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer
minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blues steel spade hands.
20''', matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement,
cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet
balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs
activated by a slide on the band, centrifugal governor.
Movement punched "DF & Co."