Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...
Tokyo, Dec 15, 1989
Gideon & Co , Locle, No 85395, circa 1880. Rare 18 ct. gold hunting cased keyless height day going minute repeating watch with a chronograph.
Four body massive "bassine et filets" engine tuned case. Gold cuvette. White enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute and chronograph rings and subsidiary seconds. Gold "spade" hands. Glazed gilt brass 19 movement, 32 jewels, two screwed settings, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by means of a slide on the band. The chronograph with a visible work and a push piece on the band. Signed on the case. In very good condition. Diam.: 55 mm.