15 November 2004
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Hyde Park. A small stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
Signed Hyde Park Watch Co., case no. 114563, circa 1950
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the two-tone silvered dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, outer telemeter and inner spiral tachymeter scales, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
26 mm. diam.
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Hyde Park Watch Co., active in the 1950s, is listed as the American branch of Grosjean Frères, a Swiss watch manufacture of La Chaux-de-Fonds.
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