Description

    Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With "Father Time" & Erotic Automatons
    Case: 18k gold, 56 mm, large crest on the front, engine turned covers, inner hinged bezel surrounding an erotic bedroom scene with automated male figure that motions when the repeater is activated
    Dial: central enamel dial with Arabic numerals and fancy gold hands, painted red border with added silver cherubs and Father Time figure striking on two silver bells
    Movement: nickel, straight line lever escapement, 15 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance, Breguet spring, steel hammers striking on gong rods


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With "Father Time" & Erotic Automatons
    Dial: central enamel dial with Arabic numerals
    Hands; gold filigree
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 116.3
    Case Info: four body, engine turned, crest
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel, straight line lever escapement, 15 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance, Breguet spring, steel hammers striking on gong rods
    Circa: 1895
    Condition: case is good overall, dial is good with a hairline, movement is good and running, chiming and automatons moving, back erotic automaton a bit sluggish, automaton figures are later additions


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    6th Tuesday
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