Brandt, Jeanrenaud & Robert, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 57 mm, 136 g, circa 1810
A gentleman's fine and rare quarter repeating pocket watch with quarter hour self strike
Case: 18k rose gold, engine-turned, fluted case band, pusher for repetition via pendant, lever for silence at "9", lever for activating the "à toc" striking, gold dome. Dial: gold, engine-turned, enamel chapter ring with Arabic hours, signed, blued Breguet hands . Movm.: full plate movement, firegilt, decorated, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, fixed barrels, applied rack strike with polished steel levers, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance.
Brandt, Jeanrenaud & Robert
Brandt, Jeanrenaud & Robert was a company operating from La Chaux-de Fonds with clocks and watches. Neuchâtal Museum has one of their clocks. Their work always has something interesting or unusual, such as visible cadratures, independent seconds, etc.
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended