Gold Quarter Repeating Duplex by Barwise


Signed   Barwise    London    
Hallmarked London   1824
Diameter   44 mm         

1 in stock


An early 19th Century English duplex by Barwise in an engine turned gold open face case.  Full plate gilt keywind fusee movement, blue steel ratchet on the barrel bridge.  Harrison’s maintaining power.  Plain cock with diamond endstone, polished steel regulator, silver sector index on the plate.  Compensation balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Duplex escapement, pivots with endstones. Push pendant quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs.  Refinished gold dial with subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel hands. Deep engine turned 18 carat gold drum shaped open face case with engine turned middle, gold push pendant.  Wound through the plain gold cuvette, maker’s mark “LC”.

In excellent condition.  The gold dial has the 18 carat gold mark on the back alongside the casemaker's mark "LC" for Louis Comtesse, 10 East Street, Red Lion Square.