London, South Kensington
18 December 2002
A RARE GILT AND PASTE SET MUSICAL HOUR STRIKING COACH WATCH WITH ALARM Swiss, circa 1770.
two-tier movement with fusee going train, cylinder escapement with plain three-armed steel balance, alarm train, skeletonised chased and engraved backplate, spring barrel for strike train, musical train with pinned barrel operating six hammers on four bells, white enamel dial with subsidiary hour, seconds, calendar and fifths dials, outer minute ring, pierced and engraved case with paste set bezel, 11.5cm diameter.
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