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Hunter case carillon minute repeating chronograph keyless lever watch

    Hunter case carillon minute repeating chronograph keyless lever watch

    Switzerland, Le Locle

    Circa 1900

    H. Barbezat-Bole

    Gold, steel, steel, glass, enamel; engraving, polishing

    Diameter 5.6 cm, 133 gr

    Swiss mark for gold in the form of a woman's head on a shield: “0,750”, “3153”; master's mark in the form of a Swiss cross with four hammers. On the cuvette: “H. Barbezat-Bole, Fabricant d'Horlogerie, Locle, Suisse, “No. 3153”, “REPETITION A MINUTES”, “Chronograph”, “CARILLON 4 MARTEAUX”, “BREVET 11948”, “Escapement Ancre Lev?es Visibles”, “ Spiral Breguet Double Plateau”, “Balancier Compensateur”, “33 RUBIS”. The patent number on the movement under the Swiss cross: 11948. An inscription above: "BREVETTE". On the regulator scale: “Avance”, “Retard”

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    Hunter case carillon minute repeating chronograph keyless lever watch with gilt-finished lever movement, 33 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, carillon repeating on four polished steel hammers onto four gongs, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, in circular plain case with engraved initials to the front, repeating slide and chronograph button in the band, cuvette signed and numbered, case numbered. The present watch is fitted with a carillon repeating mechanism, more complicated than the "normal" quarter or minute repeating function and more commonly found in clock watches. The quarter hours of the present watch are stroke on four hammers onto four gongs as opposed to the common two hammers and two gongs. Henri Barbezat-B?le (1851-1921), founder of H. Barbezat-B?le SA Le Locle, was specialised in the manufacture of pocket and marine chronometers and repeating watches. He was the brother of Barbezat-Baillot, owner of Le Phare. Around 1929 Barbezat-B?le SA joined Paul Buhre and became Paul Buhre & Henri Barbezat-B?le SA.

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