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A gilt metal key wind open face quarter repeating pocket watch

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Baillon, Paris. A gilt metal key wind open face quarter repeating pocket watch
Date: Circa 1770
Movement: Gilt full plate fusee verge, pierced and engraved balance bridge, silver
regulation, hammers striking on the case
Dial: White, black Roman numerals interspersed with hard stones, black outer minute track, winding aperture at 2, stone set decorative hands
Case: Pierced consular, applied painted pastoral courting scene to reverse, green stone set stem and buttons, repeat activated via the stem
Signed: Movement
Size: 46mm
Baillon, Paris. A gilt metal key wind open face quarter repeating pocket watch
Date: Circa 1770
Movement: Gilt full plate fusee verge, pierced and engraved balance bridge, silver
regulation, hammers striking on the case
Dial: White, black Roman numerals interspersed with hard stones, black outer minute track, winding aperture at 2, stone set decorative hands
Case: Pierced consular, applied painted pastoral courting scene to reverse, green stone set stem and buttons, repeat activated via the stem
Signed: Movement
Size: 46mm

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