H A Favre - Spring Detent Chronometer pocket watch - 18c gold - Men - 1880s

Description
H A Favre - Spring Detent Chronometer pocket watch - 18c gold - Men - 1880s
Manual winding - Yellow gold - Key

Rare Chronometer Spring-Detent men's pocket watch by H.A. Favre.

The 18 karat solid gold case is very heavy. The three gold lids close well. The inner lid is signed by the maker and features the signature "Locle, Chronometer".

A spring-detent movement like this was very hard to make, but it achieved an exceptionally high accuracy. The movement was not allowed to deviate more than a few seconds per week.
Wonderful rubies, an compensation balance and a very complicated helical balance spring.

The white enamel dial is completely undamaged. Classic design with black Roman numeral markers. The de-central second hand is located in a sunken sub-dial. The original gold/black enamel hands are a joy to behold.
The watch comes with a matching winding key.

Maker: H A Favre
Material: 18 kt yellow gold

Diameter without bail: 48 mm.
Diameter including pendant: 57 mm.
Total weight: 93 grams.
Made in: Switzerland

The pocket watch will be shipped very well-packaged, in a sturdy box.
Will be sent worldwide by registered and insured post.

Lot details
Brand
H A Favre
Model
Spring Detent Chronometer pocket watch - 18c gold
Gender
Men
Period
1880s
Movement
Manual winding
Case material
Yellow gold
Material fineness
18 kt.
Extras
Key
Type
Pocket watch
Shipped Insured
Yes
Condition
Worn & in very good condition
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