2.0188 Horse Racing Timer, Swiss 1880’s

£110.00

1880’s vintage horse racing timer COLLECTIBLE ITEM. 54mm nickel case with old, original mineral crystal. Rare original enamel dial with horses and jockeys – a memorable gift for horse racing enthusiasts! As the movement inside unfortunately has age problems it is offered as a non-functional souvenir/collectible piece. 

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Key Features

Interesting vintage horse racing timer with rare original enamel dial with some funny looking horses detailed on it, making this a great and memorable gift for horse racing enthusiasts. Unfortunately, the movement inside has age problems and, unlike our other items, this one is offered as a non-running souvenir/collectible item.

Overview

Case

  • Original, circular case with softly rounded edges.
  • Nickel.
  • Original mineral crystal.
  • Nickel flip down caseback.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 54.5 mm
  • Width w/ crown mm
  • Height 80 mm
  • Thickness 20.5 mm
  • Strap width mm

Dial and Hands

  • Original white enamel dial.
  • Arabic numerals 10, 20, 40, 50, 60.
  • Racing horses with mounted jockeys pictured below numeral 12 position.
  • Small subdial over numeral 6 position.
  • Original steel hands.

Movement

  • Swiss-made movement.
  • 4 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Cylinder escapement
  • Silver plated plates and bridges with large Geneva stripes, otherwise basic Swiss finishing.
  • Polished wheels and screws.

Testing Results

  • Not working, needs repair.
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Case material

Nickel

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

Swiss

Size grade

50 mm and more

Year approx

1880