QUARTER-REPEATER PINK GOLD
Swiss, No. 49312. Made circa 1885.
Very fine, keyless, quarter-repeating, 14K pink gold,
hunting cased pocket watch.
Four-body, "bassine", solid, polished. Hinged gold
cuvette with engraved dedication.
White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute
track with red Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary
seconds. Gold Louis XV hands.
Matte gilt, counterpoised straight line calibrated lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued
steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating
on gongs activated by a slide on the band.