11 June 2004
Paul Ditisheim. An 18K gold openface keyless lever chronograph watch with pulsemeter
Signed Paul Ditisheim, a la Chaux de fonds, circa 1920
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, factory engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer 60 minutes track with Arabic numerals, bordered by pulsemeter in red, blued steel moon-style hands, two subsidiary dials indicating 30 minute register and constant seconds, the circular case with engraved monogram to the hinged back, pulsemeter operated by a button through the crown, case and dial signed
52 mm. diam.
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