Welcome to Nolan & Company. Since 1959, Nolan's has provided quality Diamonds Rolex Quality Jewelry. CHARLES REUGE CHAMPETRE 1 AUTOMATON.RARE MUSICAL AUTO ALARM POCKET WATCH BY REUGE MUSIC BOX & CARDBOARD BOX. If you wish to pause and reflect, this mechanical music pocket watch is the perfect creation for you. A rare and unique piece that adds fascination to your daily life.
It will even wake you up with a melody. Hunter watch with music and automaton The Fountain scene Polychrome varnished dial One cylinders; 1 melody REUGE 17-note keyboard Manufacture movement (CH 1.17) produced and assembled by hand in our workshops in Sainte-Croix, Switzerland. More than 50 pins on the cylinder and 17-note keyboard. Manual and individual tuning of comb according to the melody.
One tune of 11 seconds 1-minute power reserve. Weight 1.1 kg Dimensions 15 x 17 x 8 cm Melodies 0259 The Magic Flute (Glockenspiel), 0262 Petite Musique de Nuit.
Included are the original inner and outer boxes... The inner box in a blue suede, the original pamphlet with the "Instructions For Use", and the original Lyre shaped winding key (Key can be worn as a Fob). The Watch is wound by the Crown and the musical mechanism by the watch key on the interior.The size of the Case is approximately 2.25"wide and 3" from bottom to top of the Ring. The Automata design is called "The Fountain" and features a Lady pumping water as the water flows, the Horseman raises and lowers his hand holding a falcon, and the horse lowers it's head to drink from the fountain. Two hounds are at his feet, and the Lady's basket of Fruit is next to the Pump. Quite a lot of detail in such a petite setting. The figures are in both gold and silver colors for accent. The music is "Serenade - Menuet Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" No. 262, according to the label on the outer box. The musical mechanism was produced by Reuge Music of Sainte-Croix Switzerland. There is also an "Alarm" feature. The hand painted background behind the dimensional Automata is quite detailed, with buildings, trees, and a beautiful pink and blue tinged sunset. The watch is fitted with a 10 Mincron Gold Plated Case in the Louis the XVI style. The Design on the back of the Case was inspired by an engraving by Moreau, painter at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, featuring a Bagpipe, Lute and Tambourine. The Dial was Designed by the Famed Master Enameler Carlo Poluzzi Of Geneva.
The Case and Movement are all in Excellent condition. The Swiss made movement is 17 Jewels. Barely discernible signs of use. There may be some light scratches and/or marks.
There are some scratches/marks commensurate with regular use or age. May have some wear on leather, discoloration or marks throughout.
Obvious signs of use; noticeable scratches, stains or discoloration. Very obvious signs of use. There are many scratches and stains. Still in adequate condition for continued use. May require some repair and/or cleaning before use.Pic Below Item Number: 3127. So please, if you have any questions or concerns, please ask. The item "RARE REUGE MUSICAL AUTO ALARM POCKET WATCH MUSIC BOX & Original CARDBOARD BOX" is in sale since Saturday, October 27, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Other Pocket Watches". The seller is "nolan_and_company_jewelry" and is located in Greensboro, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.