THOMAS ENGEL. A RARE 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER CHRONOMETER WATCH WITH DAYS OF THE WEEK, POWER RESERVE, THERMOMETER, REGULATOR STYLE DIAL, PRESENTATION BOX AND SPARE SPRING
Professor Thomas Engle is internationally known in the field of researching polymers and has received numerous honours and prizes. In 1972, Professor Engle was jointly awarded the "Diesel Prize" with Dr. Wernher von Braun, who is one of the most important rocket developers. Other than his achievements in science, Engle is also a famous watch collector who 'self-made' technically outstanding timepieces that often incorporates the style of Breguet, known as Engel Breguets. Professor Engle is also the author of the book A.L. Breguet, Watchmaker to Kings, which detailed the life and exquisite timepieces made by Abraham Louis Breguet.
THOMAS ENGEL. A RARE 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER CHRONOMETER WATCH WITH DAYS OF THE WEEK, POWER RESERVE, THERMOMETER, REGULATOR STYLE DIAL, PRESENTATION BOX AND SPARE SPRING

SIGNED THO. ENGEL, NO. 6, CIRCA 1980

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THOMAS ENGEL. A RARE 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER CHRONOMETER WATCH WITH DAYS OF THE WEEK, POWER RESERVE, THERMOMETER, REGULATOR STYLE DIAL, PRESENTATION BOX AND SPARE SPRING
SIGNED THO. ENGEL, NO. 6, CIRCA 1980
Type concours observatoire certified chronometer lever movement, 19 jewels, silvered engine-turned regulator dial, polished chapter ring calibrated for minutes, two subsidiary dials indicating time display with Roman numerals and day in French, aperture indicating power reserve, fan-form sector for thermometer, circular engine-turned case with screw down case back, winding through the bow, movement signed and numbered, dial signed
56.5 mm. diam.

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With Thomas Engel fitted presentation box.
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