David Gide à Genéve, 55 mm, 99 g, circa 1800
A gentleman's exceptional quarter repeating pocket watch with carillon and virgule escapement
Case: 18k gold, radial engine-turned, engraved monogram and coronet, reeded band, signed dome, case maker's punch mark "DF", pusher for repetition via pendant, locking slide for striking mechanism in the case band. Dial: gold, engine-turned centre, inlaid Arabic numerals, centre part with foliate decor, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, gilt, 3 hammers / 3 gongs, standing barrel, gold three-arm balance.
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended