Rare 52-1/2 Minute Karrusel Fattorini & Sons Pocket
England Fattorini & Sons; Man’s; Serial# 25,535; C. 1900’s
Complications: Karrusel with hack.
CASE: The 18K yellow gold, 54mm, plain polished case has an open face.
DIAL: This white porcelain dial displays Roman numerals and has spade
MOVT: This 17-jewel, key-set movement with lever escapement is gilt with
a ¾ plate layout and is signed.
C 3 (The case is in very good condition)
D 2 (The dial is in perfect condition)
M 3-6 (The movement is in very good
R 8.5 (Rarity on a scale of #1 being very
common to #10 being extremely rare)
Experts Opinion: A 52-½ minute Karrusel watch for the Fattorini & Sons
Company. Karrusel watches consistently out performed Tourbillion pocket watches
in the late 1800’s, early 1900’s due to the longer period of rotation, according
to the official chronometer trials of the time.