Triple-cased quarter-repeater watch by Paul du Pin

1739 in London

Triple-cased quarter-repeater watch by Paul du Pin
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Triple cased, verge escapement, quarter-repeater watch by Paul Du Pin. The middle and inner cases are of gold, and the outer covered in leather. The middle case is formed in high relief repoussée and signed ‘Moser’, the inner case is pierced and engraved. White enamel dial with gold beetle hands. Repeats on bell in the bezel of the middle case. Dust cap. Signed ‘Paul du Pin London 1530’. Hallmarked 1739 – 40

Clockmakers' Museum No. 157.

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brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, gold (metal), leather and steel (metal)
middle case: 42 mm x 42 mm x 21 mm,
watch: 50.5 mm x 40 mm x 26 mm,
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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