POTTER. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS POCKET CHRONOMETER WITH PIVOTED DETENT ESCAPEMENT AND ECCENTRIC SECONDS

Lot №: 11345
Estimate: $22,324 - 27,905
18 May 2004
Sold price
$26,677

Description

Potter. A fine and rare 18K gold openface keyless pocket chronometer with pivoted detent escapement and eccentric secondsSigned Albert H. Potter & Co., Geneva, No. 184, circa 1875 The nickel-finished fully jewelled movement with pivoted detent escapement and Potter's patented bridge design, large bimetallic compensation blance, blued steel helical hairspring, free sprung regulator, glazed dust cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, eccentric subsidiary seconds dial, in plain circular case, case signed and stamped with Potter's patented trademark, dial and movement signed55 mm. diam.