Pocket Watches

Music mechanical pocket watch, with a quarter repeater and a key

    Music mechanical pocket watch, with a quarter repeater and a key

    Switzerland

    circa 1850

    Gold, enamel, glass, metal alloys; engraving, guilloche

    5.8 cm in diameter
    1.2 cm thick

    On the case lids and movement: "6080"

    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 the key chained to the ring, it is also used to set the hands. There is a sliding lever on the case opposite the numeral "VI" for switching on a tune.

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