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Rare Swiss 18K gold quarter repeater antique pocket watch with hidden enamel automated erotic scene circa 1890. The dust cover opens to disclose an erotic scene of two active lovers with their movements activated by the repeater mechanism. The scene is hidden inside the double dust cover so the watch can be shown in polite company.

AN 18TH CENTURY GILT AND ENAMEL OPEN FACE POCKET WATCH The circular dial with white enamel and black Roman numeral plaque design chapter ring engraved in the centre with twin figures of pan, to a white and red paste bezel, the gilt verge movement with pierced foliate engraved balance cock and triple arm balance wheel, the case reverse with swiss enamel panel depicting the draped figure of Venus with Eros below against a black ground with foliate canopy, the case possibly a later adaptation