Pocket Watches

Music mechanical pocket watch, with a quarter repeater

    Music mechanical pocket watch, with a quarter repeater

    Switzerland, Geneve

    circa 1820

    Maker Jaques Oltramare

    Gold, glass, metal alloys; engraving, guilloche

    5.2 x 1.5 cm

    On the case lis mark: "8135". The cuvette is engraved: "J.ques Oltramare"

    The movement with a balance wheel, spring-powered cylinder escapement, a quarter repeater on two gongs, with a separate barrel drum for the music movement with a disc and a comb with steel teeth (reeds); the watch is winded with a key, which is also used to set the hands. There are two sliding levers on the case opposite the numbers "I" and "IV" for activating a tune.

    Инв.2032.S/MMP