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    Swiss, 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Hidden Erotic Automaton For Restoration, circa 1890
    Case: 18k gold, four body, 53 mm, gold cuvette over an enameled scene with erotic automaton figures
    Dial: white enamel Roman numerals, gold spade hands
    Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, 15 jewels, applied faux gold medallions, lever setting
    Signed: movement is signed "Patent", gross weight 123.7 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss, 18k Gold Quarter Hour Repeater With Hidden Erotic Automaton For Restoration, circa 1890
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands: spade hands
    Metal: 18 gold
    Gram Weight: 123.7
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel 3/4 plate, straight line lever escapement, 15 jewels, applied faux gold medallions, lever setting
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: dial is good, enameled libertine scene is good, case with a few small dents, movement runs but stops at the quarter hour change positions, repeater slide not engaging the repeat spring to wind, servicing needed
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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