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Mysterious Pocket Watch With Crescent-Shaped Movement from 1890

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Mysterious Pocket Watch With Crescent-Shaped Movement from 1890


ID: 395

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A fine and rare "mystérieuse" watch in a silver case.
Diameter is 54mm.

Watch is signed by A.S. & F., Mystérieuse, Breveté S.G.D.G.
Made by Armand Schwob & Frères, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Swiss, circa 1890.

The hands appear to be suspended in mid-air on their own and yet "impossibly" they tell the correct time.

It feature unusual crescent-shaped movement, displaced upper the transparent dial. Please note, because of it's size, the construction of keyless winding was simplified. The winding crown shouldn't be rotated backwards while winding.




Condition
The watch appears to be in good condition.
The movement is in running condition.
Dial and case are in nice condition, with minor wear.
Overall good condition.

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