ZENITH CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE
MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD
Zenith, "Repetition à Minutes Grande Sonnerie & Carillon", case No.
095768. Made circa 1913.
Fine and very rare, trip minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, huntingcased,
keyless, two-train, carillon grande sonnerie clockwatch with
three hammers and three gongs.
Four-body, "bassine", polished, the front cover with engraved
monogram. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary
seconds. Gold Spade hands.
20"', matte gilt, 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 lever on the bezel border, repeating activated by a trip pushpiece
in the band.