Description

    DuBois & Fils Fine & Unusual Gold Quarter Hour Repeater, circa 1800
    Case: 18k gold, 58 mm, signed gold cuvette, back with sunray pattern and oval frame, push piece on the rim to release the back cover, inner back marked K18 PHMI 1413, thin case profile for the period
    Dial: white enamel, black Breguet numerals, open work blued steel and gold hands
    Movement: thin line gilt full plate, recessed three arm rounded gold balance wheel, two footed openwork steel balance bridge with ruby end stone, visible repeat works on the back of the plate, under sprung hairspring with blued steel index arm to a scale on the plate, cylinder escapement, repeating from the push pendant, hammers striking on gong rods
    Signed: DuBois & Fils on the dial and cuvette


    Condition Report*:

    Type: DuBois & Fils Fine Gold Quarter Hour Repeater
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; blued steel and gold openwork hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 102.6
    Case No: 1413
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 58 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: thin line gilt full plate, recessed three arm rounded gold balance wheel, two footed openwork steel balance bridge with ruby end stone, visible repeat works on the back of the plate, under sprung hairspring with blued steel index arm to a scale on the plate, cylinder escapement, repeating from the push pendant, hammers striking on gong rods
    Circa: 1800
    Condition: case, dial and movement are good overall, running and chiming, cleaning is recommended


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    June, 2017
    6th Tuesday
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