Pocket Watches

Hunter case carillon quarter-repeating pocket watch with chronograph

    Hunter case carillon quarter-repeating pocket watch with chronograph


    Circa 1890

    Gold, brass, steel, glass; chasing, engraving, casting, stamping, gilding

    Diameter 6.3 cm

    On the lid inner side and cuvette: "32888", "18К" and hallmark: “Helvetia”, on the cuvette external side: "REPETION QUARTS Chronographer”, "CARILLION", "25 Rubis". On the mounting plate: the Swiss cross with numbers: "17442".


    Gold hunter case, keyless, carillon quarter-repeating with three hammers on three gongs, pocket watch with chronograph. Four-body case, "bassine", polished, the front cover decorated with a cast, chased and engraved scene of a farmer sowing seeds, the back cover engraved with a foliate monogram. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details and exhibition medals. White enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions and outermost fifths of seconds divisions with Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold Louis XV hands. Movement: 22''', rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work, repeating with three hammers on three gongs activated by depressing a push-button in the band.