Patek Philippe. An 18 carat gold 24 hour keyless pocketwatch
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie, model Chronometro Gondolo, movement No. 140274, case No. 245940, 1900s
The nickel plated movement jewelled to the centre with bimetallic balance and micrometer regulation, counterpoised lever escapement, inscribed Pat. Jan. 15, 1891, the white enamel dial with 24 hour chapter ring in Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, gold spade hands, in engine-turned case and hinged cuvette inscribed Chronometro Gondolo fabricado expressimente para Gondolo & Labouriau Rio de Janiero, with original fitted presentation box, case, dial and movement signed
56 mm. diam.