London, South Kensington
9 April 2003
RIEPPOLT, A GERMAN SILVER QUARTER STRIKING VERGE COACH WATCH WITH ALARM
signed Matthias Rieppolt, Regensburg, circa 1710.
signed gilt fusee movement with tall turned baluster pillars, pierced and engraved balance cock, striking and alarm trains with foliate engraved spring barrels, the hour striking with countwheel, quarter striking with two hammers, silver champleve dial with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minutes, central alarm setting disc, blued steel hands, finely engraved pierced case incorporating a coat of arms and a monogram, diameter 113mm.
with a key set with a hardstone intaglio engraved with a coat of arms and a monogram.
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