Gold Quarter Repeating Swiss Cylinder


Signed   R & Wl Bradford   -   72 Patrick Street   Cork
Circa   1830
Diameter   45 mm         

1 in stock


A slim 19th Century Swiss quarter repeating cylinder by LeComte in a gold open face case.  Keywind gilt Lepine calibre movement with suspended going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel.  Slide quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. White enamel dial with Roman numerals, blue steel Breguet hands. Slim engine turned 18 carat open face case with ribbed middle, gold pendant and bow.  Gold slide in the band, wound and set through the signed gold cuvette.

The watch appears to have been made for the Irish retailer.  It is stamped LeComte only under the dial and the index is marked "Slow - Fast".