Gold Quarter Repeating Cylinder


Anonymous    French
Circa   1830
Diameter   51 mm         

1 in stock


A 19th Century french quarter repeating cylinder in a gold open face case.  Keywind gilt bar movement with suspended going barrel, blue steel screws to the bridges.  Plain cock with blue steel regulator, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel. Push pendant quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. Silver engine turned dial with Roman numerals, blue steel hands. Engine turned 18 carat rose gold open face case with engine turned middle, small circle at the centre engraved with two figures.  Gold push pendant,  Wound and set through the gilt cuvette.

In excellent condition, the back of heavier gauge than usual.