Watch Data

Gold Repeating Chronometer no. 19028

Case: Yellow gold

Dial: White enamel dial with Breguet numerals, signed "Haas Neveux & Co., Geneve, Swiss", gold Louis XV hands.


???? - Haas Neveux, Geneva

2011 - Antiquorum 2011-Nov-13 est CHF8-11,000, sold for CHF11,250: "HAAS NEVEUX MINUTE REPEATING LEVER CHRONOMETER Haas Neveux & Co, Genève, Paris, No. 19028. Made circa 1890. Very fine and rare, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K gold, hunting cased lever chronometer pocket watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box. Four-body, bassine, solid, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, outer gold fi ve-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 19''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, 31 jewels, wolfs tooth winding, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and cuvette signed. Diam. 52 mm. Notes A very fi ne example of a Swiss minute-repeater with chronometerclass movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva poinçon. It is very unusual to fi nd a watch with minute-repeating and chronograph that bears the poinçon de Geneve mark on the movement, signifying that this watch has been awarded chronometer standard rating. Any added complications in a watch mechanism can adversely affect the timekeeping, thus the present watch is unusual in achieving chronometer standard timekeeping."

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