Watch Data

Pink gold Repeating Watch no. 3957

Case: Pink gold, hinged cuvette engraved "Sir Frank B. Hill, Chairman Triennial Committee, 25th Triennial Conclave, Denver Colo. 1892"


Movement:Minute repeater superior adjustment

1892 - CH Meylan, Brassus

1892 - Sir Frank B. Hill, Denver, Colorado

2008 - Antiquorum, 18 Jun 2008, est $4-6,000, unsold, "Minute Repeating C. H. Meylan & Co., Brassus, No. 3957. Made circa 1900. Very fine, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold dress watch with ?superior? adjustment. C. Four-body, demi-bassine, solid, polished, hinged gold cuvette engraved ?Sir Frank B. Hill ? Chairman Triennial Committee ? 25th Triennial Conclave ? Denver Colo. 1892?. D. Double-sunk white enamel with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track with red Arabic 5-minute markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 18???, ?superior?, maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels including 4 in gold chatons, straight line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs by activating slide in the band. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 47 mm. Charles Henry Meylan The C he C . H. Meylan Watch & Co. was founded in Le Brassus in 1880. Charles Henry Meylan was an eminent watchmaker, well known both in the United States and in Switzerland. In 1894, he was awarded the "Premier prix de réglage de l'Observatoire de Genève". He made high-quality watches with complications, flat and extra flat watches and chronometers."