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Gold Watch no. 74

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18?? - Potter, Geneve

2001 - Antiquorum, 28 Nov 2001, est $20-24,000, sold $23,000, "Albert H. Potter & Co., Geneva, No. 74, made circa 1880.Exceptionally fine and rare, 18K gold hunting-cased keyless pocket chronometer. C. four-body, massive, "bassine et filets" polished, five-link hinges, gold glazed cuvette. D. white enamel with Roman numerals, outer minute ring, sunk subsidiary seconds, snap-on fit. Blued-steel Breguet hands. M. 45 mm (20'''), nickel, patented caliber, "fausses cĂ´tes" decoration, 22 jewels, most in gold screwed settings, patented pivoted detent escapement, counterpoised detent, gold passing spring, two-armed cut-bimetallic balance with gold temperature screws and large platinum quarter screw, blued steel free-sprung helical balance spring with terminal curves, patented motor barrel, lever-set.Signed on the dial and movement, case punched with Potter's trade mark registered on??.Diam. 56 mm."

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