Rare swiss made REUGE automaton musical alarm gilt pocket watch “The Fountain”, No. 77, with hidden automated erotic scene, comes with its original winding key, box and papers. The watch is in a very good, fully working order, was bought in 1990s. The dial set in a pastoral enamel scene, surmounted by vari-coloured gilt automaton scene depicting a falconer watering his horse at a trough with a lady operating the pump flowing simulated water, the huntsman raising and lowering his arm holding a hawk. Engine turned easle back case, the dust cover with an automated scene of two lovers. This unique pocket watch contains the smallest mechanical Reuge musical movement in the world, the MB 1.17, 1 tune, 17-note movement. The automated scenes are gold-plated 20 microns over brass and has a Swiss 17-jewel mechanical shock- absorbent watch movement and alarm function. At the appointed time, the music plays and the animated scene moves. The musical and automation movements are wound at the back using a winding key. The watch movement is wound by means of the crown. The music and automated scene may also be activated by pressing the button on the back. See photos and video.
REUGE MUSIC AND AUTOMATA POCKET WATCH GOLD PLATED Reuge, “Romance” , No. 77. Made in the 1990s. Fine, musical, gold-plated, centre-seconds, pocket watch with automaton, concealed erotic automaton and alarm. Arabic numerals on white chapter ring of eccentric time display, sweep centre seconds, blued steel alarm hand, with vari-coloured gilt automaton depicting a falconer watering his horse at a trough with a lady operating the pump flowing simulated water, the huntsman raising and lowering his arm holding a hawk, circular engine-turned case, milled band, the back opening to reveal a concealed erotic automaton scene activated by the alarm or by pressing a button below the scene, case and dial signed, cuvette numbered. Accompanied by the original key, box and papers.
Watch is in overall good condition, running and ready to use! Comes with original box, key and papers.