Hmmm...I woud say this movement arrived within a silverbox with a missing window. I'm very sorry but for my eyes there looks nothing matching in any way. I would look after a better matching lepine case. Are the winding system for the american market (negative) than you might have luck to et a nice watch.
I also think that there must have been an inner bezel with a crystal which is now entirely gone. The outer cover ring may have been completely solid and the inner part has dropped out (or off). Alternatively, it might have been intended to be a half hunter but in those, the inner hole is usually a little smaller.....
Is it possible that you make a picture of the movement within the case, and a complete front picture with open "bezel". Maybe we see better what you get. My assumption is still a wrong case but I'm not sure. Its quite expensive to let made a new bezel or to find a matching one. Therefore its better to kow what you need. A bezel or as I think, a mathching case.
Head up I've bought worse desasters sometimes and will do it again
Yes vou're right its matching and its a savonette. A very unsusual design with the big opening for a half hunter. Often cases like galonne was made by pressing the center of the lid inside a brezel. This doesn't seems to be here the fact. Thherefore you miss a inner brezel. I don't know why they are missing very often.
Kind regards Silke
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