LE ROY & FILS SMALL QUARTER-REPEATER
TURQUOISE RUBY AND GOLD
Leroy & Cie, Hgers du Roi, Paris, No. 11647. Made circa 1875.
Fine and rare, 18K varicolored gold Turquoise and ruby quarter-repeating,
keyless, pocket watch
Four-body, "bassine", with fixed back, decorated with turquoises,ruby
and applied varicolored gold foliage and flowers forming a large rosette,
band with applied floral pattern, front bezel en suite with turquoises and
Silver with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blue
steel Breguet hands.
40 mm., matte gilt, standing barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm
balance blued steel flat balance spring, repeating on two gongs with two
polished steel hammers activated by depressing the pendant.