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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 21, 1995
Le Roy & Son, 57 New Bond Street, London, No. 50840, with the London hallmarks for 1888. Fine 18 ct. gold, keyless, minute repeating, moon phase astronomical watch with perpetual calendar.
C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished, marked "H.G." (Herbert Goddard). Gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary dials for the days of the week, the months of the leap-year cycle, the dates and the seconds with inner moon phase aperture. Bluedsteel "spade" hands. M. 18"', frosted and gilt, 26 jewels in gold screwed settings, English pointedtooth lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued-steel balance spring with terminal curve. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Chronograph with partly visible work and button in the band. Signed on the movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.