Tiffany pocket watch movement - maker?

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  1. Dave Coatsworth

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    #1 Dave Coatsworth, Jul 29, 2020
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    Swiss movements not being my area of expertise, can anyone tell me who made this movement for Tiffany? (Serial number is 16400.)

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    I suggest Ekegren, pre Koehn

    1) Serial number fits
    2) Lever set
    3) very fine movement
     
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    Dave, you might want to pull the dial and look to see if it has theTypical Patek balance cock for the lower balance jewel..
     
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    Dave, I have been under the impression that no other maker used this type of lower cock other than Patek..
    Please correct me if anyone knows different.. The lever setting is not typically Patek, so I am not positive.. I think this was made during Tiffany's foray into watch making in Geneva....
     
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    Serial numbers and lever setting argue against Patek Philippe, but are not absolute. Intersting, I suggest you contact Patek Philippe.
     
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    I agree with Dr Jon. Ekegren. The SN is too early to be a Patek when this model style. If it was Patek the movement with a serial that early it would be an early gilt piece and most likely early cylinder Swiss bar style.
     

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