Charles Cabrier. A fine and rare late 18th century 22ct gold pair cased repeating pocket watch
No.4670, circa 1770
Gilt verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, silvered regulation, signed on the top plate C. Cabrier, London No.4670 unusual cylindrical pillars, two polished hammers striking on an internal bell activated by push pendant, dust cap with embossed floral decoration and engraved on the side C. Cabrier, London No.4670, enamel dial with Roman numerals and Arabic 5 minute divisions, gilt metal hands, gold inner case with fine engraving and pierced sound frets, fine repousee gold outer case with a classical scene, inside a watch paper stating the maker and that the watch was purchased from auction in London from the collection of J Russell Buckler Esq. March 7th 1906.