Meylan Brassus very fine precision pocket watch, anchor chronometer. With top caliber "Superior", ca. Meylan Brassus very fine precision pocket watch, anchor chronometer with top caliber "Superior", ca.18K gold , extraordinary heavy and massive case, cuvette smooth, back cover with elaborate monogram "JLRC", american case. Case maker William Wise New York, American jeweller and watchmaker, active in Brooklyn NY from 1834 to 1904. The case is in excellent condition. Top caliber of the company C. Meylan in the quality "SUPERIOR", precision lever movement with great similarity to Patek Philippe calibers, rhodium-plated bridge movement with "fausses côtes" decoration in finest Swiss quality. Asymmetric, adjustable lever escapement with visible pallets and balance weight in the form of insect sensors, as used by Patek in the anchor chronometers. Screwed gold chatons, gooseneck fine adjustment, anchor and escape wheel with gold cap jewels, large anchor chronometer balance, blued Breguet overcoil, Very fine Swiss quality, functional. Signed, three-part enamel dial, radial Arabic numerals, red minute dial, original blued steel pear hands, both in very nice condition. Charles Henry Meylan was an extremely respected watchmaker. He founded his company in 1880 and was active both in Switzerland and the USA. He won the "Premier prix de réglage de l'Observatoire de Genève".
References : Osvaldo Patrizzi : Dictionnaire des Horlogers Genevois, p. Since one did not want to do without the technically superior European movements, one could at least use the cases from the US production.
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