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Gold and Diamond Set Ring Watch (Smallest Known Fusee Watch)

Estimated price for orientation: 19 000 $

Category: Diamond

Year of Manufacture: 1780 Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland Escapement Type: Cylinder
Material: Gold Features: Ring Watch

 We would like to introduce ourselves, we’re Pieces of Time London and are the Worlds leading specialist in Antique and precision pocket watches, we’ve been trading since 1975 in Mayfair London, round the corner from Bond Street Station and the famous Claridges Hotel.  We have been producing mail order catalogues since the 80s and are about to publish our 100th ISSUE. We’ve also have a very extensive website with hundreds of watches and were one of the first antique watch websites to launch way back in 1996. We’ve always prided ourselves on our customer’s satisfaction and we’ll always endeavour to make sure our clients are really happy with their purchases.Pieces of Time is a member of the British Antique Dealers Association (BADA) and the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC). We attend many antique and watch fairs around the world, meeting with our international clients who may be interested in specific items for their collection or looking to sell items to Pieces of Time.We have hundreds of collectable and interesting watches from the 17th century to mid 20th century. If you are interested in any of our watches or need more information please don’t hesitate to contact us on either our email  Even better please give us a call on+44(0) 207 629-2422+44(0) 207 629-3272as we love to speak to our clients in person.  All our watches are in full working order and can be viewed in person at our London showroom and we’re always happy to send additional images, videos or answer any questions you may haveShipping is via the post office, but we can always arrange fed-ex at a small additional cost if you so wish and this is free over £2000. We offer many payment options including paypal, credit cards, and bank transfers. We have one of the worlds best watchmakers working for us and all our watches are tested and examined prior to dispatch. We can undertake repairs although our current waiting list is several months, please email us if your watches require servicing or restoration.  ___________________________________________________________________________________________                               Gold and Diamond Set Ring WatchA rare late 18th Century miniature cylinder cylinder watch and diamond set gold ring housing.  Very small full plate movement with fusee and chain.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, steel regulator on top plate below the plain three arm gilt balance. Polished steel cylinder, brass escape wheel. Winding through the small white enamel dial, roman numerals, gilt hands. Small plain gold consular case, gold pendant and bow.  The front bezel set with a row of small diamonds.  Gold ring with a hinged mount for the watch, the back engraved with a monogram.  The shank of the ring set with diamonds.A very rare small movement which measures only 14.3 mm across.  Probably the smallest known fusee movement.