This is a very large, impressive, good quality repeating Paris watch, with a verge quarter repeating movement in a fine quality rose gold case. All in good original working condition.
MOVEMENT : Gilded verge movement with pierced balance cock and diamond endstone. The hour/quarter repeating function is activated by pushing down the stem. The repeater strikes two gongs, with one chime for the hours and two for the quarters. The movement is in good original condition and both watch and repeating functions are working well.
DIAL : The cream enamel dial is in almost perfect condition with just one short, light hairline from the edge at 3. Nice gold coloured Breguet style hands. The mineral crystal is perfect.
CASE : Rose gold. The case has a milled band and plain back. All in very good condition with no dents, repairs or significant scratches.
The inner gilt brass cuvette is engraved :
N.88, Remonter a Gauche, Sirounal, PALAIS ROYAL No. 142
The inside of the gold cover is marked “18C” and the pendant has a French gold mark on the front.
The total weight is 134 gms. The gold weight (excluding movement and crystal) is 37.6 gms.
Sirouval (Sironval) is listed at the Palais Royal, Paris between 1822 and 1825.