18K Gold Enamel & Paste Set Quarter Hour Bell Pump Repeater Rare Lever Conversion Fusee Pocket Watch
Spectacular 18K ¼-Hour Bell Pump Repeater Ladies Enamel & Paste Set Fusee (Rare Lever Conversion) Of The Finest Quality With Keys
Patron/Master; Paris, France; Circa: 1750/1860
Complications: Quarter hour repeater and rare conversion.
CASE: The 38mm open face swing-out case is 18K gold and enamel
and has a highly sought after children scene.
DIAL: This white porcelain dial has Roman numerals, filigree
hands and signed “Patron, Paris.”
MOVT: The keyset lever escapement gilt movement has a full plate
layout and unsigned.
C 3 (The case is in very good
D 3 (The dial is in very good
M 3-21 (The movement is in very good
R 8 ½ (Rarity on a scale of #1 being
very common to #10 being extremely rare)
Experts Opinion: Often verge fusee movements were upgraded by masters
to more accurate timekeepers. This is one of those examples. Many
collectors cherish these conversions due to the amazing craftsmanship
required. This is one of the finest we have ever offered!