Watch Data

Gold plated Repeating Watch no. 2815

Case: Gold plated

Dial: Annular, the center revealing the under-dial work, subsidiary seconds at 3 o'clock

Movement: Nickel, repeating

19?? - CH Meylan, Brassus

2011 - Antiquorum, 8 Jun 2011, est $2,500-3,500, unsold, "C.H. Meylan - Minute Repeater C.H. Meylan, Brassus, Swiss, No. 2815. Made circa 1890 for the North American market. Fine and rare, keyless, semi-skeletonized, minute-repeating, gold-plated pocket watch. C. Three-body, demi-bassine, polished. D. Transparent with radial Roman numerals and minute track on a matte silver outer disc, subsidiary seconds at 3 with black dot seconds scale painted inside the crystal. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 18''', 3/4 plate, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance - adjusted - isochronal vibrations, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Movement signed. Diam. 57 mm"