Beautiful pocket quarter repeating watch in solid gold case.
The watch is equipped with Jacquemarts automatons - moving figures that strikes bells.
Please look video below to see how it works.
There were a number of different striking figures, here it is an American Indiens, nice and rare subject.
The dial is very nice and rich, it makes perfect and rich ensemble with solid gold case.
These type of watch is quite rare and fancy, it's often became object of interventions.
Here we have quite nice piece, all of it's parts seems to be original: case, verge movement, dial.
Swiss or French production, about 1820-1830s.
Condition is quite good.
Full plate verge fusee movement is in working condition.
It ticks, but I don't guarantee time keeping.
The repeating and Jaquemarts works as it should, strikes well.
Dial seems to be in good condition, with minor wear.
Solid gold case is in common period condition with minor wear.
Watch comes with old key and old presentation case.
Diameter is about 54mm,
Weight is 115 grams.
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