BARTENS & RICE. A FINE 18K PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING OPENFACE SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH

Lot №: 64381
Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000
17 December 2013
Sold price
$8 750

Description

Bartens & Rice. A Fine 18k Pink Gold Minute Repeating Openface Split-Seconds Chronograph Keyless Lever Pocket WatchSigned Bartens & Rice, New York, Movement and Case Nos. 5092, Circa 1890Nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two hammers on to two gongs, repeat activated through a slide in the band, wolf's tooth winding, swan neck regulator, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, outer calibrated black fifth seconds ring, red Arabic five minute divisions, two sunken subsidiary dials for 30 minute register and subsidiary seconds, blue steel spade hands, polished circular case, split-seconds chronograph operated through a button in the band and the crown, movement signed, movement and case numbered48mm diam.