Timekeeper with five Complications,
C. Degallier Genève. circa 1910. Very fine and important 18K gold open face, keyless astronomical minute-repeating watch with, alarum and perpetual calendar.
Case four-body, "bassine", polished, gold hinged cuvette. Dial white enamel, 'Breguet' numerals, outer minute divisions, four subsidiary sunk dials for days of the week, date, seconds, months with leap-year indicator, steel spade hands and guild alarum hand. Movement with 32 jewels straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring. Tandem winding, pin-set, repeating and alarum on gongs by a slide in the band. Signed on the cuvette C. DEGALLIER FABt GENEVE. Diam. 56 mm.
Price: on application.