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QUARTER REPEATING THREE COLOUR GOLD SWISS VERGE – Circa 1790

Signed Moricand & Conpagnie
Circa 1790
Diameter 47 mm
Depth 11 mm

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£3,600.00

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This exquisite late 18th Century Swiss pocket watch is a true masterpiece. It features a quarter repeating verge movement, making it a rare and highly desirable timepiece. The full plate gilt fusee movement is beautifully crafted, with a finely pierced and engraved bridge cock and a plain three arm gilt balance. The balance is equipped with a blue steel spiral hairspring, ensuring accurate timekeeping.

The silver regulator dial adds a touch of elegance to the watch, while the push pendant allows for effortless quarter repeating on a bell. This feature adds an extra layer of functionality to the watch, making it even more impressive.

The signed white enamel dial is adorned with Roman and Arabic numerals, while the pierced gilt hands add a touch of sophistication. The gold consular case is truly stunning, with its applied three colour gold decoration. On the back of the case, there is an oval scene depicting a cherub and a dog, adding a touch of charm and whimsy to the timepiece.

The gold push pendant has discreet piercing, which allows the bell to sound clearly when the repeating function is activated. Overall, this Swiss quarter repeating verge pocket watch is a true treasure, combining exceptional craftsmanship with exquisite decorative details. It would make a prized addition to any collection.

Signed Moricand & Conpagnie
Circa 1790
Diameter 47 mm
Depth 11 mm

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