2.0162 Ch. Feuvrier ‘Chronomètre Etat’, Nickel, 1890’s

£170.00

CH. FEUVRIER ‘Chronomètre Etat’ pocket watch. High-quality French movement based on the highly appreciated LeCoultre & Co calibers, runs impressively for its age. Decorated 50mm nickel case with signed dust cover, and original signed enamel dial with unusual upright Roman numerals and extra red 13…24-hr ‘railroad’ chapter. The watch has been serviced with full disassembly, cleaning, oiling and adjusting. Comes with 6-month guarantee.

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Key Features

CH. FEUVRIER ‘Chronomètre Etat’ pocket watch with a high-quality French movement that runs impressively for its age. The nickel case is well-decorated with a fully signed dust cover, while the original enamel dial is also signed and features unusual upright Roman numerals and an extra red 13…24-hr ‘railroad’ chapter. 

About Charles Feuvrier

Ch. Feuvrier is a company-member of Association Ouvriere, the Franco-Swiss union of watch manufacturers. The company is most famous for presenting the worlds biggest pocket watch, weighing 90 kg, at the 1909 Nancy Exhibition.

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly in our Bristol workshop. There is a 6-month warranty, subject to the usage and care guidelines.

Overview

Case

  • Original, rounded case with dust cover.
  • Nickel.
  • Mineral crystal.
  • Flip-down caseback.
  • Onion shaped vintage style crown.

Dimensions:

  • Width 50.5 mm.
  • Height 73.5 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, white enamel dial.
  • Black, detailed Roman numerals.
  • Red 13 – 24 hour ‘railroad’ chapter around outer edge.
  • “Chronometre Etat” and “Ch. Feuvrier Epinal” signatures below numeral 12 position.
  • Small seconds subdial over numeral 6 position.
  • Dark gold-tone ‘spade’ style hands.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • French version based on highly respected LeCoultre & Co caliber.
  • 15 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Compensated uncut balance with adjustment screws.
  • Blue steel spiral with Breguet overcoil.
  • Gilt plate and bridges.
  • Blued screws.
  • Sunburst decorated winding wheels.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 weeks cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 20-60 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

Some Information About Feuvrier Epinal. 

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Case material

Nickel

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

France

Size grade

50 mm and more

Year approx

1890