A near mint condition solid silver & enamel, Swiss classic Art Deco period purse watch by the famous firm of Lip and retailed by Eclipse. This is guaranteed to be a genuine Swiss purse pocket watch and has come from a small collection of purse watches and has been well treasured, hence its excellent condition. The enamel work to the watch case is in original and unrestored condition.
THE DIAL: 100%, the original satin silver dial with gold Arabic numerals markers and signed "Eclipse" in bright condition. Dial with original gold hands in fine order. Diameter is 24 mm. The crystal is also in excellent condition.
THE MOVEMENT: 100% mint, the watch with a compensated regulator and two arm bimetallic balance with a Breguet overcoiled hairspring. The movement with 15 ruby jewels, set into recesssed gold jewel setting and several wheels also gold plated. The watch with a fine domed winding button. The watch is in very working order for its age, winding smoothly and running strongly. The watch movement with a "Lip" company stamp, one of the few pre-war companies who supplied movements for purse watches.
THE CASE: 100% mint, the watch with a case diameter of 34 mm fully closed and 63 x 41 when opened. Do note that the case stays open, since the sdmall retaining spring is missing, but easily replaced. The inner case is chrome metal and fully stamped, Eclipse, nickel chrome and in fine order. This sits inside a very attractive redf and black enamel striped case in superb and fresh condition. The watch case in Art Deco style, with inset triangels, and small hook to top of case for hanging on a chain.