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Silver German Half Quarter Repeating Verge

Price : £3,850.00
Circa 1740
Diameter   61 mm       Depth   19mm

A large mid 19th Century German half quarter repeating verge in a silver consular case.  Deep full plate gilt fusee movement with square baluster pillars.  Plain sprung dust ring.  Unusual bridge cock with silver mask pierced and engraved in the form of a double headed eagle, garnet endstone.  Plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Pierced and engraved silver plate with regulator dial, blue steel indicator.  Push pendant half quarter repeating on a bell in the back of the case.  Small slide at the edge of the dial to make the repeat sound "a toc".  Signed white enamel dial, Roman numerals, decorative gilt hands.  Large silver consular case, the edge of the back engraved and pierced to allow the bell to sound clearly.  Central rotating circular silver shutter to the winding aperture, silver push pendant and bow.

Signed       G Ch Hiltel Regensburg

In excellent overall condition.  Early and unusual use of "all or nothing" mechanism on this design of repeating work