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Zenith. A 14K Pink Gold Hunter Case Two-Train Carillon Minute Repeating Grande And Petite Sonnerie Keyless Lever Clock Watch
Zenith. A 14K Pink Gold Hunter Case Two-Train Carillon Minute Repeating Grande And Petite Sonnerie Keyless Lever Clock Watch

SIGNED ZENITH, CASE NO. 103770, CIRCA 1900

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Zenith. A 14K Pink Gold Hunter Case Two-Train Carillon Minute Repeating Grande And Petite Sonnerie Keyless Lever Clock Watch
Signed Zenith, Case No. 103770, Circa 1900
Gilt-finished two-train lever movement separately wound by turning the crown to either side, bi-metallic compensation balance, carillon minute repeating and en passant grande sonnerie striking on three polished steel hammers onto three gongs activated by a push button in the band, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, sunken subsidiary seconds, plain circular case, Nicht Schlagen/Schlagen to the bezel, movement signed, case and cuvette numbered
55mm diam.

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Zenith -George Favre-Jacot founded the Zenith Swiss watch manufacturer in 1865. He built bright, spacious building and brought all units of watchmaking under one roof to control quality. The first to bring to market the automatic chronograph, Zenith is the most accurate series produced movement, beating at 36,000bph.
Carillion - A carillon (lit. "chime") Found in clock watches and repeaters, a carillion strikes a set of bells with three or more hammer and gong sets, rather than two sets. This set up enables more musical sequences, including different notes for quarter hours.

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