Identification of Gilbert crystal regulator

Brandt Nightingale

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If anyone can provide me with the model name of this Gilbert crystal regulator, I would be very grateful. (It's probably not difficult to determine for someone who has the right resources, but I don't have any information available on the topic.) The model is a particular favorite of mine, with its rich decoration. The photo is not mine, and I do not own one of these, but I'm looking for one and I think it would help to have the model name.

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Burkhard Rasch

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interesting:the winding arbors are relatively close to one another and don´t touch the chapter ring like in other american crystal regulators I´ve seen.This could mean that either Gilbert had a special tiny mvmt. for these or that a french mvmt. is hiding behind the dial.Can You post some more pics,especialy of the movement and the escape section?
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Steven Thornberry

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Gilbert's crystal regulators generally had winding arbors spaced as shown on Brandt's. There were a few exceptions. The ones I've seen do not suggest French.
 

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