11 June 2004
Girard-Perregaux. A very rare and unusual 18K gold double dialed triple calendar hunter case keyless lever watch with phases of the moon
Signed Girard-Perregaux, Chaux de Fonds, No. 63997, circa 1885
With nickel finished lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, movement revealed beneath the hinged calendar dial, white enamel time dial with roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, fine diamond-set gold hands, white enamel calendar dial, outer ring calibrated for date, two subsidiary dials for month and day, sector for phases of the moon, blued steel hands, plain heavy hunter case with decorative engraved initials to the front lid, case, dial and movement signed
56 mm. diam.
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The rare feature associated with this watch is the unusual function of the hinged calendar dial opening to reveal the movement and calendar mechanism.
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