A mid 19th Century English quarter repeater with offset seconds and Nicole winding in a gold open face case. Gilt three quarter plate keyless movement with steel Nicole patent winding work. Engraved cock with polished steel regulator, compensation balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. English table roller lever escapement, escape pivots with endstones. Slide quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. White enamel dial with subsidiary seconds offset at seven o'clock, Roman numerals, blue steel hands. Slim plain 18 carat open face case, gold slide in the milled band. Clip on engine turned gold back, rubbed at the edges, small vacant circular cartouche. Maker's mark “AN” in a rectangle and number corresponding to that on the movement.