218. LEONVILLE No 526, Locle, Swiss, ~1890s

FEATURES

  • Ornate enamel dial with gold applications

  • High-class antique movement, Vacheron type layout

Technical data

MOVEMENT

type: swiss lever, 16 jewels, Vacheron-style bridge layout

balance type: bimetallic cut balance with screw weights, plain hairspring

numbers: 526 serial

signature: C. Leonville — Locle — No 526

age & origin: made in Switzerland, circa 1890’s, all original

condition: very good (9/10), mechanical status is excellent

restorations: NONE

DIAL

type: classic hot enamel with tiny gold applications and glazing finish, blue arabic numerals in gold cartouches

signature: unsigned

age & origin: original to the movement

condition: PERFECT

hands: solid gold Breguet hands, blued steel secondcontemporary

restorations: none

CASE

type: custom made new wristwatch case, “antique” style, display back

metal: solid stainless steel 316L

age & origin: new custom made one piece

crystal: front & back mineral crystals

condition: NEW UNWORN

STRAP

material, type: natural leather, actual classic style

condition: NEW UNWORN

RUNNING REPORT

testing time: 14 days, winding every day at 12am

running duration: more than 32 hours

day error (static/dynamic): less than 20/40 seconds/day

conclusion: guaranted to keep resonably good time for 6 months

MSRP (£): 550

STATUS: SOLD