18 March 1998
Losada. An 18 carat gold and enamel perpetual calendar minute repeating and moonphase hunter pocketwatch
Signed J.R. Losada, 105 Regent Street, London, No. 4571/11855, 1880s
The frosted gilt three-quarter plate movement jewelled to the third with bimetallic balance and English lever escapement, repeating hours, quarters and minutes on two gongs by operating a slide in the band, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for day, date, and months for four year cycle, subsidiary seconds combined with sector for the moon and lunar calendar, in chased and engraved decorative case with polychrome enamel monogram to the front cover, movement signed and numbered, case numbered
54 mm. diam.
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