Watches, Music, and a Little History A musical mechanical watch is an extremely complex device. Musical clocks and watches have been popularised in pop culture, and are familiar in films, fairy tales, and literary works. However, if you set out to find a musical mechanical timepiece in the real world, it will turn out to […]
This is a nicely sized movement for wearing on the wrist, with a particularly unusual repeater function. Due to the complexity and originality of the module design, at first it wasn’t entirely clear what kind of function it was, although eventually it turned out to be an hour and half hour automatic repeater (self-striking, sonnerie).
Type: Pocket watch Case: Open type, silver, 58 mm Movement: Cylinder escapement, quarter strike “Petite Sonnerie”, independent quarter repeater Country of Origin: France-Switzerland Production Year: 1810 – 1820 Signed: No name A very complex movement with two very serious complications – a quarter repeater and a quarter self-striker “Petite Sonnerie”. This watch has three barrels
Repeater function striking hours, quarter-hours and minutes with two hammers on two gongs. Spectacular complicated movement view through caseback crystal. New made case, diameter 49 mm.
PRICE (£): 2450
Vintage LeCoultre & Co ‘Calibre 50’ minute repeater split seconds chronograph perpetual calendar enamel dial moonphase movement for custom watch commission project.
‘St. Andrews’ Piece Unique Custom Made Repeater & Jumping Second, Golf Scene Enamel Dial This big gold ‘St. Andrews’ bespoke watch was made upon the customer’s request as a tribute to his favourite UK golf course ‘The Old Course St. Andrews Links’. The hand painted hot enamel dial was made according to classic technology and based
Alternative Casing for a Complicated Audemars Piguet Timepiece Here we will take a look at a very complex Audemars Piguet watch – the minute repeater model. This watch is incredibly clever. But why, in particular, is this watch so special? It is because, by turning the oscillating system around its axis once a minute, the
Custom-Made Gold Watch with Minute Repeater Function This project was completed back in 2012. We crafted a gold watch based on the minute repeater movement made by the famous Swiss Touchon & Co company. The case we created is 44 mm in diameter, a pretty comfortable size to wear. An unusual case with dog’s-head lugs,
This project, for a complicated “jumbo” custom built watch case, based on a repeating pocket watch movement from the 1890’s, aimed to rehouse the original vintage pocket watch movement into a new machine-built wristwatch case. Originally, 120 or more years ago, this watch was a rather large and rather heavy gold pocket watch, with a
Note: This movement is for custom watch project only. Status: SOLD. Please communicate via e-mail email@example.com for preview and order. Details original signed enamel dial high-grade repeating movement based on LeCoultre & Co ebauche (blanc) perfect preserved condition