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18ct GOLD – SWISS 1/4 HOUR PLUNGE REPEATER : 1795c

€1,500.00

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General Description:

This is a Large 18ct GOLD, 15Min REPEATER POCKET Watch of Swiss Manufacture, dating to 1795c and which is in superb condition.

The case tests as 18ct Gold and is stamped with a Floral Trade or Assay Mark. The plate layout and case opening spring  set-up, would point to a Swiss Maker. The case serial number is 1253 /  2631 and the watch has a total weight of 117grams. The cuvette flies open, when you press the spring in the slot at 1.00, which activates the flexi spring at 6.

The Verge Fusee Movement is in like new cosmetic condition, is working very well, has a power reserve of 27 hours and is accurate to within 3mins in 24hours. The repeat mechanism is activated by the plunger in the Pendant and there is a slider lock in the rim at 1.30. The movement accurately rings out the hours and quarters from 1 to 12 – (Ref : 16D)

This watch comes to you directly from a Long Time Local Collector and has not been on the market in more than 30 years.

Dial:

Type: Silvered Metal
Signed:
Width (mm): 53 – (Note:25.4mm=1 Inch)
Numerals: ROMAN
Hands: BLUED STEEL
Crystal: Glass –
Condition: Excellent Silvered Dial with crisp Numerals, an engine turned centre dial with sun burst effect and machined chapter rings. It also has  beautiful engine turned decoration on the outer edge.

Case:

Metal Content:
Solid Gold – 18ct –
Serial Number:
1253 and 2631
Maker:
Floral Trade Mark or Assay Mark in centre of back cover. There was no legal requirement to Stamp metals in Switzerland at this time.
Diameter (mm): 58
Diameter incl. Pendant Ring
80
Condition: Superb – no dings – a few very light dings on back at 12 position

Movement:

Calibre: Swiss – Full Plate
Model: 15 Min Plunge Repeater
Type: Verge Fusee 
Serial Number: – 
Condition: Beautiful Cosmetically and running very well
Timekeeping:  Very Good
Overhauled:
Other: It is Rare to find an 18th Century Gold Repeater in this Condition

A very Rare high quality 18th Century Repeating Pocket Watch to add to your collection.

The S&H WORLDWIDE is €90 approx for Worldwide Delivery by Fedex Courier Services. 

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