Description

    Reuge "The Huntsman's Rest" Musical Pocket Watch With Automaton & Alarm, circa 1980's
    Case: 57 mm, three body, gold plate, hinged back with musical trophy on a sunray background, reeded rim, alarm setting button at 11 o'clock, inner cuvette with arbor for winding the music and button to activate the music and automaton
    Dial: white with Arabic numerals, gold moon hands, blue alarm pointer, painted background, applied automaton figures of a lady operating a water pump with moving water, horse with moving head drinking the water, huntsman with a hawk on his moving arm
    Movement: 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance with shock absorber
    Signed: Reuge, with original suede box, lyre form ratcheting winding key and instruction booklet


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Reuge "The Huntsman's Rest" Musical Pocket Watch With Automaton & Alarm
    Dial: painted, Arabic
    Hands; gold moon
    Metal: gold plate
    Case No: 4256
    Case Info: three body, hinged back, solid cuvette
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Circa: 1980's
    Condition: watch is in new/old stock condition, music and automaton working well, time train is dry and needs fresh cleaning and oiling, staff is good, case, and dial like new


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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