Silver Swiss Centre Seconds Chronograph


Signed   AW  
Circa   1895
Diameter   53 mm         

1 in stock


An unusual  late 19th Century Swiss lever centre seconds chronograph in a silver open face case.  Gilt three quarter plate keyless movement with going barrel. Engraved cock with polished steel regulator, compensation balance with blue steel overcoil hairspring. English table roller lever escapement.  White enamel dial with centre seconds, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals for the chronograph, blue steel seconds hand, gilt hands.  Plain silver open face case, silver cuvette, gilt crown.  A button at 3 o’clock stops the second hand allowing the watch to continue running.  The button at two o’clock returns the second hand to twelve.  Recent red morocco covered case lined with red velvet.

An unusual form of centre seconds chronograph.  The maker's stamp beside the balance is for August Weber.