Lot 39: Longines Watch Co., Swiss, Movement No. 1927947, Case No. 1927947, Cal. 24.99, 67 mm, 250 g, circa 1905Platinum House
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A rare, fine torpedo boat chronometer of the US Navy from the 1st series with 50h power reserve indicator - with copies of the Bulletin 2me Classe de l'Observatoire Astronomique de Neuchatel, 1908 and of the Bulletin 1ère Classe de l'Observatoire Astronomique de Neuchatel, 1916, regulated by Arnold Vuille-Roulet Case: silver, tiered, polished, military engraving "US Navy", gold crown and hinge. Dial: silvered, Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: bridge movement, frosted, gilt, 21 jewels, 8 adj., screwed gold chatons, Guillaume gold screw compensation balance, blued balance spring according to Phillips, index spring fine adjusting device, counterpoised lever.