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Gold Split second Watch no. 18853

Case: Yellow gold, hunter, AB monogram to front cover

Dial: White enamel

Movement: 23 jewels

Provenance: Antiquorum 2015-03-15 17,500chf HAAS NEVEUX MINUTE-REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH Haas Neveux & Co. , Genève-Paris, No. 18853. Made circa 1890. Extremely fine and equally rare, large and heavy, 18K yellow gold, minute-repeating, hunting-cased pocket watch with perpetual calendar, chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register and moon phases. Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished band, matted covers, the front cover with polished and black champlevé enamel monogram "AB", button at 12 for the start/ stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track concentric with fifths of a second divisions with Arabic numerals for the five-seconds, subsidiary dials for the seconds, days of the week, months of the four-year cycle combined with 30-minute register, date, aperture for the moon phases with lunar calendar on the edge combined with seconds. Yellow gold Louis XV hands. 19''', matte gilt three-quarter-plate, 23 jewels, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Case and cuvette signed, case numbered. Notes DIAM. 57 mm. Haas Neveux Founded in 1848 by BENJAMIN HAAS, later becoming known as Haas Neveux & Cie, it is one of the oldest Swiss watch manufacturers. The Haas signature has always been one of the most sought after, thanks to the impeccable standards of the company. Among their

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