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Gold, enamel Chronometer no. 43856




NOTE: Possibly same watch as 43858, possibility of number being mis-read

???? - Haas Neveux, Geneva

???? - E. Gubelin, Lucerne

2006 - Antiquorum 2006-05-14 2,596chf Belle Epoque Diamond Rosette” E. Gubelin, Lucerne, No. 43856. Made circa 1905. Very fine and elegant, 18K gold, enamel and rose diamond-set keyless lady's pendant watch. Three-body, "bassine", the back decorated with chased stylized foliage, translucent green guilloché enamel and rose diamonds, bezel decorated with stylized foliage and set with rose diamonds, white and green enamel band, rose diamond-set bow. Dedicated hinged gold cuvette. Gold with engine-turned center, matte chapter ring with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "Breguet "hands. 22 mm., rhodiumplated, “fausses-cotes” decoration, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with flat blued steel balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed, case with the punch mark of Haas Neveux & Co. Diam. 26 mm. To be sold without reserve Notes The Seal of Geneva Quality Mark was established on November 6, 1886. Awarded by the Geneva Observatory, it was equivalent to a "Bulletin Officiel de Marche" and qualified timepieces to be officially termed "chronometers".

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