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Charles Frodsham/Louis Audemars
Perpetual Calendar - minute repeater
 

Order No.:

  PTW 1651


Dated:

  ca. 1881


Case:


open-faced, very heavy, polished 18 k gold case (ca. 300 gr.) with slide for repaeting mechanism sunk in band, five-joint hinges.
Hand-engraved family crest of the Earls of Lamberd with the motto "Deo Patriae Tibi".
Case maker mark "HMF" - Harrison Miles Frodsham.


Dial:


original, perfect enamel dial with Roman numerals, sub dial for the seconds, the phases of the moon and the moon calendar at "6" o´clock position, day of the week at 9 o´clock position, the month with leap year indication at 12 o´clock position, date at 3 o´clock position.


Features:


minute-repeater, perpetual calendar, chronograph with counter from the centre


Description:


The watch comes with a "Certificate of Origin" issued by Charles Frodsham London, stating that this piece was delivered to Frodsham by Audemars in 1881.
This watch is published and listed in Zantke, H., "Louis-Benjamin Audemars - His Life and Work", Sozialkartei Verlag, Leonberg 2003, p. 498 + 500


Dimensions:


ca. 24 mm -
ca. 68 mm -



Movement:


frosted, gilt finished four-fifth plate movement, 24 lines, screwed down chatonsm, signed and numbered by Charles Frodsham, blued screws, English lever escapement, Guillaume gold screw compensation balance, blued freesprung "Duo in Uno" hairspring, sapphire endstone on lever and escape wheel, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.


Condition:


excellent and original condition


Int. No.:


390601


Price:


SOLD




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