|An early 20th century English centre seconds lever chronograph in a gold open face case with original Kew class A certificate. Gilt three quarter plate keyless movement with going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator, compensation balance with blue steel overcoil hairspring. Screwed in jewelling, escape and lever
pivots with endstones, English table roller lever escapement. Signed white enamel dial with centre seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel seconds hand, gold hands. Substantial plain 18 carat open face case, gold chronograph slide in the band to stop the balance. Maker's mark "F&S" in a rectangle and number corresponding to that on the movement. Accompanied by the original Kew class A certificate dated December 30th 1904 stating
the watch had been tested for 45 days and it had been issued "with the addition of 71.4 marks for superior merit".