Gold Watch no. 74
Case: Gold, hunting
Dial: White enamel, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued Breguet hands, signed "Albert H. Potter & Co., Geneva"
Movement: Nickel, free-sprung bi-metallic balance with diamond endstone and blued helical balance spring, pivoted detent escapement
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 côtes" 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."
2018 - John Moran auction, 11 Dec 2018, est $18-24,000, sold $16,250, "Albert H. Potter & Co. pocket watch chronometer, No. 74
Circa 1880, Geneva, Switzerland
Dial: white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunken sub-seconds, blued steel Breguet hands, signed: Albert H. Potter & Co. Geneva
Movement: 22 jewel, chronometer, 45mm, stem-wind lever hand set, nickel finish, fausses côtes decoration, patented caliber, gold jeweled chatons, patented pivoted detent escapement, counterpoised detent, gold passing spring, two-armed cut bimetallic balance with gold temperature screws and large platinum quarter screws, blued steel free-sprung helical balance spring with terminal curves, patented motor barrel, marked: Escapement / Pat. Oct. 11. 75. / Plate des n Pat. Jan. 4. 76. / Pat. Oct. 11. 75. / No 74 , additionally signed: Albert H. Potter & Co. / Geneva
Case: massive gold smooth polish hunter case, gold glazed cuvette, case punched with Potter's trademark registered on October 5, 1875
172 grams gross "