French chronometre watchmaker
Bernard Agnan (Aignan) Callier was born 20 January 1821 in Aubigny, Cher, (today Aubigny-sur-Nère) in France. Callier was a watch and chronometre maker, initially in Gien, later at Quai St. Michel in Paris. In 1867, he won a gold medallion at the Paris exhibition. In 1870, he bought the workshop of Joseph Thaddäus Winnerl.
White enamel dial in very beautiful condition. Fine Roman indices with minute-scale running around the outside - Arabic sums of ten (10, 20, 30...).
Gold hands. Power reserve display under 12 o'clock. Small recessed second at the six.
Signed Kilometique Longines.
Solid 18 kt gold casing with smooth back.
Inner lid likewise 18 kt gold - dust lid inscribed: Callier Brevete H GER DE LA MARINE IMPERIALE 22BVART MONTMARTRE PARIS No 528 MEDAILLE DE´OR
Fine manufacture movement - high-quality structure - precision chronometre with lever escapement / balance spring. First class fine regulation.
Movement intact and in working order.
Watch diameter without crown 51 mm With crown and eyelet 73 mm Total weight 119 g
Rare collector's watch in beautiful condition.
Insured shipping via Austrian Post AG.
- Berhard Callier Paris
- Lepine Ankerchronometer - Gangereserve
- Paris 1880
- Manual winding
- Case material
- Yellow gold
- Material fineness
- 18 kt.
- Chronometerspirale - power reserve indicator
- Pocket watch
- Shipped Insured
- Worn with little to no signs of use