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Lot 648: Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and

Lots 521-1023: Antiques, Jewelry, Watches & Clocks

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

23 October 2016

Manchester, NH, USA

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  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
  • Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and
   
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Description: Switzerland, man's quarter repeating carillon verge fusee pocket watch with three jacquemarts, key wind and set gilt movement with ornately engraved bottom plate, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge open face case and Arabic numeral, white enamel skeletonized dial, with multicolor gold jacquemarts striking faux bells as the watch counts the hours and quarters, and blued steel hands, 55mm, 126.5g TW, c1820.

Condition Report: CASE: Minor dents and dimples; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Enamel with minor flakes at edge; Jacquemart at left missing her arm; Screws attaching the dial to the movement missing. HANDS: Appear to be original, minor spot of rust on hour. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor marks and scratches on plate; Bright work with a few specks of oxide; Balance, verge and balance spring missing; Balance bridge screws missing; Quarter rack spring missing; Gongs missing. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running. COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Not working. This watch, though incomplete, is worth restoring. The going train appears to be complete, the repeat train runs when activated, and the jacquemarts are functional.

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