LE ROY & FILS - QUARTER-REPEATER
Le Roy & Fils, Hgers de la Marine, Palais-Royal, 13 & 15 Gal.ie
Montpensier, Paris, No. 53070. Made circa 1880.
Fine and rare, quarter-repeating, keyless, 18K gold pocket watch.
Four-body, bassine et filets, polished, engine-turned back cover
with engraved monogram "HJC", flat band. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track and Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold
19''', matte gilt, 27 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance
spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on