- Museum number
GOLD CASED CYLINDER WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEAT.
Ruby cylinder escapement; parachute suspension and bi-metallic compensation curb.
Pendant operated quarter repeat striking on two wire gongs.
Enamel dial; subsidiary seconds; secret signature below twelve.
Blued-steel Breguet hands; blued-steel seconds hand; hour hand broken.
Gold engine-turned open-faced case.
- Production date
- 1810 - 1820
Diameter: 53.70 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 50.50 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 16 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The style of the case dial and movement all suggest a strong Breguet influence, right down to the secret signature in the enamel dial below the XII numeral.
- Not on display
- Latest: 4 (2016) dirty, old rust, bit of verdrigris
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.1709 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: F103 (Ilbert Ledger)