Very rare 52mm steel watch with High Quality Quarter Repeater With Moon Phase, Calendar and Second Chronograph movement BY LE PHARE, very good condition. CASE: stainless steel, new - custom made, hand-crafted, turnable bezel, build.Specially for this wonderful movement. Two glasses in front of and at the back. DIAL: original beautiful porcelain dial with Rom. MOVEMENT: original Le Phare 1/4 Repeater with Moon Phase, Calendar and Second. Chronograph, manual winding, stripe decorated, wheel gold screw balance, dating the. Watch circa 1890 as per company production records. Registered design by Le Phare. Movement in good working condition, clean, great keep. SIZE : 52 mm(not counting the crown), 60 mm long(lugs to lugs).
The watch is in a working order the watch is set to 20.00 (evening). Wind the clock at this time. Preferably in the evening to wind watch. When setting the time can not touch the levers set the calendar you can break setter. Calendar it is possible to establish only in hours from 8.00 to 17.00.
From 17.00 to 8.00 the calendar cannot be established - the mechanism of hours at this time works and it is possible to break hours. If you want set the time you must move the hands only forward and not backward. The crown should never be pulled out.To set the time one must push the set button and turn the crown so the time goes forward. When winding the crown, you must stop once you feel resistance. Use the chronograph only winding at full hours. All mechanisms are professionally serviceable new oiled and adjusted. This beautiful, unusual wristwatch can serve as a perfect gift or a valuable addition to anyone's rare watch collection!
Over time, the price of this timepiece will only increase! So please read the description very carefully as we state which parts are NEW & which are ORIGINAL. History of Le Phare Watches. His birth name was Charles-Ami Barbezat, he wore the Doppelnamem since his marriage in 1883 he was the brother of Henri Barbezat-Bôle. Charles Barbezat completed a watchmaker apprenticeship with Henri Jean Victor Guye.
Henri Guye-Houriet recognized early the talent of the young Barbezat why he later made him a sharer and his trading house then in 1867 "Guye & Barbezat" renamed. Around 1875 married Charles and extended his own surname with his wife Baillot to Barbezat-Baillot. 1877 Emile Eduard, 1879 Alfred Louis and Philippe Albert, 1883 Elisabeth, 1888 Maurice André and Marguerite 1892 1875 Charles Alfred, 1876 Samuel Henri: From this marriage eight children were born. 1877 dies Guye and Henri Charles Barbezat led the trading business continued alone.
On 4.3.1879 grant of U. 212.882 (patent for a calendar).
1880 Gold medal in Groningen. July 1881 also a gold medal in La Chaux-de-Fonds at the National Exhibition of various watches pocket watches with calendars.
On February 17, 1883 under the 876 mark tenses, as well as registered under Nr. Due to increasing demand, the staff increased their production. In the colonial and export exhibition in Amsterdam "International Colonial en Untvoerhandel Tentoonstellung" 1:05. 11.01.1883 was one presented by two great honor Diplomas for Swiss Exhibitors - the second was Patek Philippe & Co in 1883..Charles Barbezat changed its name to C. The dials were either signed "CB" or C. On November 30, 1888, the brand name Le Phare was entered in Le Locle. At the exhibition in Paris in 1889 Charles Barbezat-Baillot was awarded a gold medal for the high quality of his work.
In 1896 he receives another gold medal at the National Exhibition in Geneva. 1896 Completion of the factory building complex, which had to expand the production facilities of the constantly increasing demand with continuous extensions to the original home of Ch. Meanwhile, the company employed 200 employees and the organizers of the International Exhibition in Brussels appointed Charles Barbezat-Baillot as a member of their jury. On March 3, 1905, the trading name of Barbezat-Baillot was renamed Le Phare by the continued success. 1905 Charles won Barbezat-Baillot at the World Exhibition in Liege "Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Liège" 27.04.
06.11.1905 the "Hors Concours". Gold medal in 1906 at the International Exhibition "Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione", 28.04. 11.11.1906 in Milan.Gold medal in 1914 in Bern on the Swiss national exhibition 5.15. The item "VERY RARE 52mm REPEATER MOON PHASE CALENDAR BY LE PHARE 1890 LARGE WRISTWATCH" is in sale since Saturday, April 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "vladimirwatch" and is located in , . This item can be shipped worldwide.