14 November 2011
Swiss. A 14K pink gold hunter case minute repeating jaquemarts keyless lever watch
Unsigned, case no. 13444, circa 1900
LeCoultre cal. 19''' gilt-finished three quarter plate jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, repeating on two hammers onto two gongs, glazed dust cover, gold cuvette with engraved inscription Frederick Schwarz from his brother Gustav on the Anniversary of his 21st Birthday July 24th 1901, small sunburst decorated white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel back plate, all surmounted by a gilt scene depicting two standing figures striking the bells in unison with the repeating, plain circular case, repeating slide in the band, case and cuvette numbered
55 mm. diam.
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Although not signed, the present movement is a fine example of one of LeCoultre's repeating calibres.
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