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Rare FUSEE CHRONOMETER Antique Pocket Watch

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Rare FUSEE CHRONOMETER Antique Pocket Watch

ID: 255

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Fine and rare pocket chronometer in solid 18k gold hunter case.
Case diameter is 51mm, weight is hefty 135 grams.

Watch movement features fusee with chain - details allowing to improve timekeeping by equalising the uneven pull of the mainspring as it ran down.
Watch also features unusual winding system - it need to slide a side lever to let winding crown drive winding wheels.

The watch is real high grade chronometer.
It features lever escapement, finished to chronometer grade.
It has helical hairspring, escapement wheel has counter-pivots.
The balance wheel is chronometer one - heavy, large and thick.

Solid gold case bears French 18k golds hallmarks and case maker's hallmarks.
Case is very solid and heavy, gold value is quite significant.

The watch appears to be in good condition.
The movement is in running condition, though cleaning is recommended.

Case appears to be in good condition.
Dial is in good condition with tiny hardly visible hairlines between IIII and V hours.

Overall very nice condition.
Rare timepiece, don't miss it.
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