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Pocket Chronograph - "Nielle checkerboard" Pocket chronograph watch in silver 800 thousandths with mechanical movement. - Round steel case, bezel with checkerboard decoration, fluted crown, oval bezel, officer's background with checkerboard and central golden coat of arms. - White enamel dial (accidents), minute track and Arabic and Roman numerals painted in black, "Stuart pear" hands, perpetual seconds at 6 o'clock, totalizer of elapsed minutes (over 30 minutes) at 12 o'clock, blued steel right central second hand for the chronograph function. Case, dial and movement signed. Movement: mechanical with manual winding. Movement not numbered Case numbered 3.993.846 (circa 1907) Diameter: 54 mm - Gross weight 114.15 g Beautiful chronograph with checkerboard decoration using the niello technique. Like the engraving or guilloche techniques, the niello can fade with friction and daily use. Its good condition shows a reasonable use The spine is decorated with a gilded coat of arms that can accommodate initials or family coat of arms. Condition report: Good general condition, accident on the dial at 1 o'clock, use scratches and patina on the case, the watch works at the time of the expertise, without guarantee of functioning in time, a revision of use advised.