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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Gunmetal DOUBLE SIDED CALENDAR MOONPHASE Pocket Watch c1890"
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Case – the watch has a gunmetal case, which has a snap on bezel and a hinged inner and a hinged outer bezel. The case has a smooth plain finish with gilt detailing on the very edge and bezels. The case is in 90% mint condition – small marks only
Dial – the white enamel front dial has blue steel hands. . Underneath this is a partially revealed blue steel dial with gold enamel moon and stars. The dial is signed “Calendrier Brevete” The dial is in 75% mint condition – repaired areas on the 2, 8 and 10
The back dial is a gilt dial with markings from 1-31 with a blue steel pointer indicating the date. Around this dial is a silvered chapter ring which is marked with letters M T W T F S S indicating the days. Set into the gilt dial which shows the months. The month is set manually and the day ring is also set into position. The date and moonphases change automatically but can also be changed manually. The dial is in 75% mint condition – some lettering is faded or repainted and the gilt dial and silver chapter ring could do with a clean. The watch has a mineral glass on the back and front and also over the calendar function.