TURQUOISE SET GOLD SWISS LEVER – 1830
This is a remarkable 19th-century Swiss lever pocket watch that comes in an attractive 18-carat open face case featuring applied three-colour gold decoration and turquoise on the back and bezels. It boasts a keywind gilt Lepine calibre bar movement with suspended going barrel, plain cock with blue steel regulator, and plain three-arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring, among other features. The engine-turned gold dial is also signed and features Roman numerals complemented with blue steel Breguet hands. This beautiful timepiece is a product of Scheidler & Bergeon, a Geneve-based watchmaker, circa 1830. It has a diameter of 42 mm and can be wound and set through the signed and numbered gold cuvette.
Signed Scheidler & Bergeon a Geneve
Diameter 42 mm