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Pink gold Chronometer no. 19955

Case: Pink gold, engine turned back with "AY" monogram, marked "BHJ Co., G", hinged cuvette signed "Mi Chronometre, Maison B. Haas Jeune, Brevetee, Geneve-Paris".

Dial: White enamel, Roman numerals, gold spade hands, subsidiary seconds dial, red outer five-minute numerals, unsigned.

Movement: Nickel, bi-metallic balance with blued steel balance spring with Breguet overcoil with polished steel kidney piece, moustache lever, wolf's tooth winding wheels, unsigned.

1??? - Haas Neveux, Geneve

1??? - AY

2023 - Cortrie auction, 11 Nov 2023, est Euro2,200-6,000, "Pocket watch: exquisite pocket chronometer/observatory chronometer B. Haas Geneve No.19955, ca. 1885: Ca. Ø50mm, approx. 88g, 18K pink gold, engine turned, a-goutte case, dome signed and inscribed "CHRONOMETRE", Haas Geneva case punch, top quality Geneva Ankerchronometer, double Geneva seal, chronometer balance, moustache lever according to Patek Philippe, wolf's toothing, Geneva stripes, extremely beautiful enamel dial with gold minutes, gold hands, excellently preserved and in working order. The chronometer has all the characteristics of a fine Geneva Observatory chronometer, especially the Geneva seal on the plate and bridge. The quality is quite comparable to chronometers by Patek Philippe."

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