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Hi Grade MINUTE REPEATER 18k Gold Pocket Watch by THOMAS - Watchmaker to the Navy

Price: $5 700

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Good minute repeater in solid 18k gold case.
Case diameter is 48mm, height without bow is 60mm.
Weight is 87.7 grams.

Dust cover is signed by E. Thomas, Horloger de la Marine d'Etat et de la Observatoire - watchmaker to the State Navy and to the Observatory.
Émile Thomas, the renowned watchmaker and specialist in marine chronometres, founded his own watch-making company in 1854. He held several patents and was a member of council of Parisian watchmaking school.
It seems that Joseph Auricoste took over business of E. Thomas about 1889, but used old company name several years more..

Repeater seems to be built on LeCoultre ebauche and is finished to high grade.
Movement features swan-neck micrometric regulator, all escapement train features counterpivots and is fully jewelled.
Repeating train is equally jewelled to the hammers.
All steel parts are mirror polished and bevelled.
Case bears French hallmarks (horse head) for 18k gold.

The watch appears to be in good condition.
The movement is in running condition, repetition strikes as it should.
Dial seems to be flawless, free from defects.

Shipping from France worldwide.
Price: 5 700 USD