Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 25 299, delivered on February 21, 1903, to Arnold Augsburger, La Chaux-de-Fonds, for a “Montre avec automate” (Watch with automaton).
The movement used in this watch is very similar to those manufactured by Didisheim-Goldschmidt Fils & Cie, Fabrique Juvenia, La Chaux-de-Fonds, with the technical characteristic that the escapement is mounted on an independent platform. Note that the cardboard box of the Hemmeler company takes up the design of this same calibre.
However, we have no idea why this watch is marked "Hedy's Patent" and what this refers to.
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Important notice – Special conditions
Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”
, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned.
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