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White gold Chronometer no. 15863

Case: White gold hunter, winding by the cover, Three-body, "bassine et filets", brushed and polished, the front cover engraved with initials "GD"

Dial: Matte silver with black champlevé dauphine numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands.

Movement: 16''', rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, stamped twice with Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 17 jewels, wolf's tooth click wheel, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator, keyless winding activated by the opening and closing of the front cover, the linear mechanism using a cranked lever and toothed rack to wind the barrel. Hand setting lever in the bezel.

Provenance: Antiquorum 2005-Oct-16 sold for $5,750: "Art Deco - Case Winding Haas Neveux & Co., Genève, No. 15863. Made circa 1925. Fine and very rare, slim, 18K white gold hunting cased keyless dress watch, the winding mechanism activated by the opening and closing of the cover. C. Three-body, bassine et filets, brushed and polished, the front cover engraved with initials GD. D. Matte silver with black champlevé dauphine numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. M. 16 ''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, stamped twice with Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 17 jewels, wolf's tooth click wheel, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator, keyless winding activated by the opening and closing of the front cover, the linear mechanism using a cranked lever and toothed rack to wind the barrel. Hand setting lever in the bezel. Case and movement signed and numbered. Diam. 48 mm. C. Three-body, bassine et filets, brushed and polished, the front cover engraved with initials GD. D. Matte silver with black champlevé dauphine numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. CHF 5,500 - 6,500"

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