12 November 2007
LeCoultre. A fine 18K pink gold openface minute repeating keyless lever watch with gold two jaquemarts automaton
Signed LeCoultre & Cie., case no. 3138, circa 1900
With nickel-finished highly jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers, gold cuvette, the blued steel dial with eccentric translucent opaque white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, all surrounded by an applied pink gold scene depicting a cherub holding two bells, Chronos standing on a cornucopia and a second cherub, both striking the bells in unison with the repeating, in circular plain case with repeating slide in the band, case stamped with a cherub holding a bell and numbered, cuvette numbered, movement signed underneath one of the hammers
56 mm. diam.
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