15 November 2004
Leroy. A fine 18K gold openface minute repeating keyless lever watch
Signed L. Leroy & Cie., Horlogers de la Marine, 7 Bd de la Madeleine, Paris, No. 10385, case no. 12370, circa 1920
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers onto two gongs, gold cuvette, the engine-turned gilt dial with Breguet numerals on blank chapter ring, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in plain circular case with repeating slide in the ribbed band, case stamped and numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, dial and movement signed
52 mm. diam.
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