3.4 Top Quality 18K Gold 35 Jewel Swiss Minute Repeater Hunter. 55mm. Stem Wound / Button Set. Circa 1890

Movement – this is a high grade 35J Plus nickel bridge movement. The movement has a slide activated minute repeater function chiming against the inner gongs. The movement has a lever escapement with brushed steel winding wheels, large gold jewel settings and gold train wheels. The movement is jewelled to the centre, to the hammers and every part of the repeater mechanism. The movement is in 95% mint condition.

Case – the movement comes in a massive and very heavy 18K Gold Hunter case, which has a hinged inner, back and front cover, The front cover needs to be lifted manually when you press the button on the winder in. The inner cover is signed “Aux Farbrique De Geneve, Maison A Paris”. The case and watch are numbered 89002 and the case has a chevron assay mark for 18K. The front cover has an applied gold monogram. The rest of the case is decorated with engine turning and is in 100% mint condition

Dial – the white enamel dial has a pair of gilt hands and is in 98% mint condition. The watch has a synthetic glass

£7700 including shipping -