15 November 2004
Leroy. A fine 18K gold openface chronograph keyless lever watch with 60 minutes register
Signed L. Leroy & Cie., Horlogers de la Marine, 7 Bd de la Madeleine, Paris, No. 968, case no. 10459, circa 1917
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, large bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, gold cuvette, the engine-turned gilt dial with Breguet numerals on blank chapter ring, blued steel moon-style hands, two subsidiary dials indicating 60 minutes register and constant seconds, in large circular case with engraved initials to the hinged back, the inside with engraved inscription Souvenirs de la Guerre Février 1917, chronograph button in the crown, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, dial and movement signed
50 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a L. Leroy & Cie. burgundy leather presentation box.
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