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    Jacob Rey, London, Very Fine Gold Pair Cased Quarter-Hour Repeater, circa 1720
    Case: superior quality 53 mm outer case with 7 joint side hinge, pierced and engraved, repousse bust portraits, central back plaque, inner gold case with steel bell, pierced sides with swans and mask, 20k gold, gold push pendant to activate the chimes, inner sterling dust cap signed "Rey London"
    Dial: gold, champleve enameled Roman chapters, outer five minutes, gold Louis XV hands, signed "Jac. Rey London"
    Movement: fire gilt, signed Jacob Rey London, turned cylindrical pillars, verge escapement, fusee and chain, pierced and engraved single footed cock, disc regulator, worn and wheel set up between the plates, repeating from two steel hammers striking on inner bell


    Condition Report*: Type: Jacob Rey, London, Very Fine Gold Pair Cased Quarter-Hour Repeater, circa 1720
    Dial: gold, champleve enameled Roman numerals
    Hands: gold Louis XV
    Metal: 20k gold
    Gram Weight: 158.5
    Case Info: pierced inner case, pierced outer with repousee
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: fire gilt, signed Jacob Rey London, turned cylindrical pillars, verge escapement, fusee and chain, pierced and engraved single footed cock, disc regulator, worn and wheel set up between the plates, repeating from two steel hammers striking on inner bell
    Condition: movement is good, ticking and striking, cases are very good, dial is good, light lose to the enamel, repair to the hour hand, servicing recommended based on the age and complexity of the timepiece
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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