Watch Data

Gold Repeating Watch no. 5692



Movement: ATTRIBUTED to Meylan

1??? - CH Meylan, Brassus

1??? - Theodore B. Starr, New York

2005 - Antiquorum, 10 Jul 2005, est HKD30-45,000, sold HKD34,500, "?Minute Repeating? Attributed to C. H. Meylan, Brassus, No. 5692. Made for Theodore B. Starr, New York, circa 1920. Very fine, thin, minute-repeating 18K gold keyless pocket watch. C. Four-body, "bassine" polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Frosted gilt with painted Radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "Cathedrale" hands. M. 17''', rhodium plated, "fausses cĂ´tes" decoration, 28 jewels, calibrated and counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide in the band. Dial and movement signed by the retailer. Diam. 47 mm."