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    Cabrier London Gold & Shagreen Quarter Hour Repeater, circa 1765
    Case: pair case, 59 mm gilt and shagreen outer case with scalloped edge, 18k gold inner case with chased rim and pierced edge, gold push pendant and bow, inner case with steel bell and slide piece to change from chime strike to à toc, inner signed gilt dust cap over the movement
    Dial: enamel, marked for the Turkish market, outer five minute numerals, gold and silver paste set beetle and poker hands
    Movement: No. 2749, gilt, verge fusee, drum shaped pillars, single footed pierced and engraved balance cock, flat steel three arm balance wheel, diamond end stone in polished steel mount, silver disc regulator
    Signed: dial, movement and dust cap signed Cabrier London


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Cabrier London Gold & Shagreen Quarter Hour Repeater
    Dial: enamel, Turkish market
    Hands; paste set silver and gold hands
    Metal: 18k inner case, gilt and shagreen outer
    Case Info: pair case, inner gold case with pierced edge
    Case Width: 59 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 2749, gilt, verge fusee, drum shaped pillars, single footed pierced and engraved balance cock, flat steel three arm balance wheel, diamond end stone in polished steel mount, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1765
    Condition: dial is very good, inner case is choice and very good, outer case is very good, movement is good and running, chiming is good but the quarter hammer is sluggish and servicing and cleaning is needed, very well repaired hairline to the steel bell which is producing very good tone


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    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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