LEROY QUARTER-REPEAT POCKET WATCH GOLD Leroy, Horloger du Roi a Paris, No. 8977. Made circa 1820. Fine and very rare, quarter-repeating, two-train, 18K gold pocket watch Four-body, "Empire", reeded band and borders. Hinged gilt cuvette with apertures for the winding and hand-setting buttons. Champagne, engine-turned, black painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Matte gilt, standing barrel for winding, ruby cylinder escapement, gilt three-arm balance with pare-chute on the upper pivot, flat balance spring, bimetallic temperature compensation curb on the blued steel index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Cuvette signed. Notes DIAM. 52 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.