Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 12, 1997
C. Smith, Bunhill Road, London, No. 96980, with London hallmarks for 1829. Fine 18K gold quarter repeating watch.
C. Four body, massive, Empire, polished, by Thomas Hardy II (Master Mark), the back engraved with a small crest. I-Zinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. Gold "pear" hands. M. Gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, Fusee with chain, cylinder escapement, plain steel three arm balance, flat balance spring with regulator, gilt brass cock engraved with foliage, diamond end-stone. Repeating on gongs by depressing the pendant. Signed on the back plate. In very ghood condition. Diam. 51 min.