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    Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee With Automaton, circa 1830
    Case: 52 mm, 18k gold bezel, rim and back cover, gilt cuvette, four body, reeded rim, vertical striped braid and crescent pattern to the case back
    Dial: central white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blue enameled band with applied multicolor gold jacquemart striking on bells, pierced and engraved multicolor gold ornaments at the base, gold filigree hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, verge, pierced and engraved two footed balance cock with diamond end stone in a polished steel mount, three arm brass balance wheel, silver disc regulator


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss 18k Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee With Automaton, circa 1830
    Dial: central white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blue enameled band with applied multicolor gold jacquemarts striking on bells, pierced and engraved multicolor gold ornaments at the base
    Hands: gold filigree hands
    Metal: 18k gold bezel, rim and back cover, gilt cuvette
    Case Info: four body, reeded rim, vertical striped braid and crescent pattern to the case back
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, verge, pierced and engraved two footed balance cock with diamond end stone in a polished steel mount, three arm brass balance wheel, silver disc regulator
    Condition: The case presents in good condition with only a few small rim dings. The dial is good overall with some flaking near the wind arbor. The movement ticks when wound and hours are striking with automaton working. Quarter hours not sounding and no motion from automaton. Crystal is present but loose. Needs to be fitted. Lot sold as is.
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    8th Friday
    Auction Dates
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    8th Monday
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    28 Days
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