ZENITH CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE MINUTE REPEATER
ORIGINAL BOX YELLOW GOLD
Zenith, "Repetition a Minutes Grande Sonnerie & Carillon", retailed by
Mappin & Webb, No. 103730. Made circa 1913.
Extremely fine and very rare, trip minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold,
keyless, two-train, carillon grande sonnerie striking clockwatch with
three hammers and three gongs. Accompanied by the original Mappin
& Webb rosewood fitted box, long chain and penknife.
Four body, "bassine", polished. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary
seconds. Blued steel spade hands.
18"', rhodium plated, double train with differential winding, 30
jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation
balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index
regulator, striking the hours and quarters on three gongs with three
hammers, centrifugal governor between the dial and dial plate,
Silence/Sonnerie selection slide on the band, repeating activated by a
trip push-piece in the band.