CARTIER/EUROPEAN WATCH & CLOCK CO., INC. A SUPERB AND VERY RARE GOLD OPEN-FACED SKELETONIZED MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH REGISTER, MOON PHASES AND DISPLAY BACK CIRCA 1931 [卡地亞/歐洲鐘錶公司極罕有黃金鏤空...
Cartier/European Watch & Clock Co., Inc.
A SUPERB AND VERY RARE GOLD OPEN-FACED SKELETONIZED MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH REGISTER, MOON PHASES AND DISPLAY BACK
• Movement: damascened, lever escapement, 36 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, swan-neck precision regulation, the split chronograph mechanism partially visible to the backplate, repeating on coiled gongs, signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc., Swiss
• Dial: skeletonised silvered, the movement's main-plate with pearled finish visible beneath, four subsidiary dials for day and date, month with leap year indication combined with 30-minute register, subsidiary seconds combined with aperture for moon-phases, the days, months and leap year calibrated in French, outer track for minutes/chronograph seconds, all hands blued steel, signed Cartier
• Case: 18ct gold, polished rounded bezels and band, both sides glazed, scooped bow, sunken repeating slide and split pusher to the band, chronograph pusher through pendant, scooped bow with French control marks, underside of front bezel and case body's inner bezel beneath both with hand stamped numbers 22757 6036 and with French control mark, numbered 06004 to inner bezel beneath case back