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A Niello Half-Hunter Keyless Pocket Watch by Breguet. No.5093
The niello half-hunter case with gold hinges and button, Roman chapter ring to the sprung front cover and hinged back with inner cuvette signed, Breguet 5093. The white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, outer minutes chapter, Arabic five minute divisions, gold spade hands and offset seconds at VI. The superb quality gilt bar movement with wolf’s tooth winding, bi-metallic temperature compensated balance with blued steel overcoil hairspring, counterbalanced ‘moustache’ lever and being fully jewelled throughout, contained within its original red leather covered box signed to the base in gilt lettering, BREGUET 12 RUE DE LA PAIX. 12 PARIS No. 5093.
Niello is a form of decoration created by cutting cells out of the metal case and filling with an alloy composed of silver, lead, copper and variuos sulphides.
|Height:||Diameter: 51.5 mm|