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“5-Minute-Repeater” Jules Jürgensen, Copenhagen, No. 13498. Made in Switzerland, circa 1880. Very fine and rare, keyless, 5-minute-repeating, 18K pink gold pocket watch. Three-body, "demi-bassine et filets", solid, engine-turned borders, hinged glazed and engine-turned gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Black hands. Cal. 16’’’, “maillechort”, 35 jewels, gold-capped pallet fork and escape jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 45 mm. Notes Jules Frédéric Jürgensen (1808-1877) The son of watchmaker Urban Jürgensen, Jules was born in Le Locle, but moved with his parents to Denmark as a child. In 1830, after the death of his father, the company was taken over by Jules and his brother Louis Urban. In 1833, Jules returned to Le Locle and built up an important business. He stamped most of his watches on the pillar plate under the dial: Jules Jürgensen of Copenhagen.