Nicole Nielsen & Co London split second chronograph minute repeater 1884 Chrono Complicated chronometer, with genuine Guillaume balance

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Seller: carsten.antik (177) 100%, Location: Potsdam, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173678678716 Nicole Nielsen & Co London split second chronograph minute repeater, 1884 chronometer with Guillaume balance 18k gold 1884 made for Howell & James, London$25.550,- Nicole Nielsen & Co London split second chronograph minute repeater, 1884 chronometer with Guillaume balance 18k gold 1884 made for Howell & James, London$ 25.550,- DescriptionDetailsAbout me Heavy open face pocket watch with split second chronograph and minute repeater Case: 18k gold, stepped, smooth, engraved monogram "MCL", special case Without cuvette, (there are often at Nicole Nielsen) Case maker punch mark "CN / EN" The brand refers to Charles Nicole and Emil Nielsen, Soho Square 14 in London, English 18k Gold hallmarks London 1883-84 pusher for chronograph at "1 Set Time time at 11". Slider for the repetition At 3 o'clock. The case is in very nice condition. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, small second at "6", signed with reseller`s name, blued steel pear hands, outer chronograph hands in gold with star and arrow (typically Nicole Nielsen). Dial and the hands are undamaged. Movm .: 4/5 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, finely ground, chamfered chronograph steel parts, ratchet wheel, pinion escapement counterpoised, gold-escape wheel, anibal-brass Guillaume balance with "winged" arms and gold temperature adjustment screws, fine florally engraved balance cock, swan-neck micrometric regulator,. Blued Breguet spiral with Philips end curve. 5 screwed chatons, crown wind; the first practical keyless work for both going-barrel and fusee watches according to the patent No 10,348 taken by Adolphe Nicole in 1844. The best features of this firm’s earlier work are easy to recognize. The movement is in Mint condition. Guillaume balance wheel with "Winged-Arms" were only used in the finest chronometers at that time, among others by Patek Phillipe in her observatory chronometers. Diameter 54mm Weight 142g 20 "Lines Howell James & Co. (1819-1911) was jewelers based in London's Regent Street. The company was founded as Howell & James - in 1865 it employed over 100 employees. The company became the purveyor to Queen Victoria and established itself as "Howell James and Co. to the Queen London & Paris". Howell & Co. were known for the variety and quality of their goods, including pieces by designers. They participated in exhibitions in London in 1851 and 1862; they exhibited in Paris in 1867, and again in London in 1871 and 1872, and the Howell James & Co watches at the Victoria and Albert Museum, designed by Lewis Foreman Day in 1880. Nicole Nielsen & Co. Perhaps the leading manufacturers of complicated watches in late 19th century London, the Nicole Nielsen firm made watches and carriage clocks for leading makers such as Frodsham, but also marketed under their own name. The firm originated in 1840 when Adolphe Nicole, a partner in the firm of Nicole & Capt, Geneva, decided to settle in London where he ran a branch of the firm at 80b Dean Street. In 1844 Nicole registered a patent, no. 10348, for key-less winding and a type of chronograph. From 1858 the firm was at 14 Soho Square, where it remained for the next 75 years. In 1862 Nicole patented his chronograph stop system, which incorporated a fly-back mechanism, and in 1876 the place of the recently deceased Jules Capt was taken by Sophus Emil Nielsen who in 1884 patented an up and down mechanism. In 1888 the firm was purchased by R.B. North, Nielsen being retained as joint managing director with Harrison Mill Frodsham. In 1888 the firm became known as Nicole Nielsen & Co. In 1903 No th obtained a patent for revolving escapements and soon afterwards the firm produced a small series of grande sonnerie carriage clocks fitted with tourbillon escapements. From 1904 onwards the firm began to manufacture speedometers, at first selling the output to S. Smith & Co, and later to Frodsham. In 1917 the name of the firm was changed to North & Sons Ltd, and it continued in business until 1933. brand:Nicole Nielsen & Co Londonmaterial:18k Goldsize:54mm, 20"Linienweight:142gcase:Open face / lepine-Gehäusemovement:Anker Hemmungdial:emaile / Enamelmark:18k/ Nicole Nielsen markefeatures:Split sec. Chronograph, Min. Repeterage:1884condition:sehr schön / very nicebox:Ja/ yescaliber:20""number:t.1357country:GB The love for old things has kept me working as an antique dealer for over twenty-five years. Originally born in Denmark, I have been living in Berlin for a long time. Curiosity and the desire to expand my specialist knowledge lead to a lively exchange with collectors. Not least through these contacts I constantly buy estates and collections and get beautiful old things again and again. Always on the search for small and large treasures, the quality and the high craftsmanship of the individual pieces mean a lot to me. For over 15 years I have been concentrating on trading on ebay. A fast, customer-friendly and uncomplicated process is particularly important to me. I wish you a lot of fun while browsing, should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me carsten berger PS. This eBay-shop is a new project of mine, I sell on ebay since 15 years with my first eBay name carsten-antik on, feel free to „pas by“ to read my 100% positive Feedback score (4694*). MORE ARTICLES Shipping Worldwide shipping with DHL or FEDEX. Informationen VISIT MY SHOP © 2018 Copyright: carsten-antik Condition: Pre-owned, Condition: verry nice condition, the ring abit worn, Brand: Nicole Nielsen & Co, MPN: Does Not Apply, Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding), Escapement Type: Anchor, Features: Split second Chronograph, Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom, Style: Luxury, Closure: Open Face, Year of Manufacture: 1880-1889, Number of Jewels: More than 23 Jewels, Modified Item: Yes, Modification Description: coat of arms, monogram "cmy", Pocket Watch Size: 20

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