Albert Potter Minute Repeater Chronograph
Fine and exceptionally rare Swiss Albert Potter 18K gold minute repeater chronograph
antique pocket watch circa 1883.
Heavy plain polish case with engraved covers and repeater slide and chronograph
button in the band. Fine white enamel dial with black markings and blued steel
hands. High grade 36 jewel nickel movement jeweled to the center and the
When activated, this watch chimes the exact time using different chime tones to
designate the hours, quarter hours, and minutes with loud clear chimes.
Albert H. Potter (1836-1908) was a most remarkable watchmaker known for the
exceptional quality of his work and his many inventions. Born in New York, he spent the
last 33 years of his life working in Geneva where he earned the respect and admiration
of the local horological community. Approximately 100 of his watches have survived and
they are prized by sophisticated collectors around the world.
This is perhaps the only Potter watch with both minute repeater and
Diameter 53 mm
NOTE: The small circles or shadows in some of our photos
are reflections of the camera lens. Since this watch is much smaller than in the
enlarged photos, a tiny blemish or imperfection that you could not see when looking
at the actual watch can appear very large in the photos.