London, South Kensington
16 July 2003
MINERVA: A SILVER SINGLE BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
signed Minerva, circa 1915.
frosted gilt finished lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance with blued overcoil hairspring, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, two subsidiary dials for seconds and 30-minute register, blued spade hands, centre chronograph hand operated by button situated in the crown, circular case with snap on glazed back, hinged lugs, coin edge decoration to the band, diameter 49mm.
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