QUARTER-REPEATING DIANA & APOLLO
JACQUEMART AUTOMATON GOLD
Swiss, case No. 12857, retailed by Ls. Bergmille à Paris. Made
Fine and rare, gold, half skeletonised quarter repeating
pocket watch with automaton Jacks of Diana and Apollo.
Three body, Empire, engine-turned with polished bezels,
flat band, bolt at 11 to lock the repeating. Hinged and
sprung gilt cuvette fitted to the movement ring.
Annular white enamel chapter-ring with Arabic numerals,
skeletonized with vari-colored gold "jacks" of Diana
& Apollo appearing to strike bells when the repeating is
activated. Blued steel Breguet hands.
GiIt brass full plate, fusee with chain, verge escapement,
plain 3-arm gilt balance, engraved continental clock,
polished under dial repeating work striking with two
hammers on two blued steel gongs activated by depressing
Cuvette signed by the retailer.