A rare late 19th Century Independent seconds quarter repeating lever in a gold half hunter case. Keyless gilt bar movement with two suspended going barrels, the larger for the going train. Plain cock with polished steel regulator, compensation balance with overcoil hairspring. Club foot lever escapement. The three trains fully jewelled, escape, lever and last two of the seconds train pivots with endstones. Slide quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. White enamel dial with independent jump centre seconds, Roman numerals, fine blue steel half hunter hands. Engine turned 18 carat half hunter case with coin edge middle, blue enamelled gold chapter ring fixed by four gold screws. Gold winding button, the going train wound in one direction and the Independent seconds train the other. Gold slide for the quarter repeat and a small one for the independent centre seconds. Signed gold cuvette with addresses in Paris and London.