Gold Swiss Quarter Repeating Ruby Cylinder


Signed   J' Cusin
Circa   1820
Diameter   54 mm         

1 in stock


An early 19th Century Swiss quarter repeating ruby cylinder in a gold open face case.  Keywind gilt Lepine calibre movement with suspended going barrel, polished steel stopwork.  Plain cock, polished steel regulator with temperature compensation curb. Garnet endstone set in a polished steel coqueret.  Plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Ruby cylinder, steel escape wheel.  Push pendant quarter repeating on two rectangular section polished steel gongs.  White enamel dial with sunk subsidiary seconds, Arabic numerals, blue steel hands.  Engine turned 18 carat open face case with engine turned middle.  Sprung back opened by pressing a button in the band.  Wound and set through the signed gold cuvette.