Leonard Bury A Basle, circa 1670..Very fine and rare single-hand.pre balance spring, astronomical, triple calendar alarm watch, with phases of the moon.
C. Two-body, bassine with deep back and inward edges, pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage, small rosette in the center..D. Gilt brass plate, entirely engraved with flowers and foliage. The three applied silver subsidiary dials show: on the left, the date with aperture for the days of the week with governing planets, on the right, the age of the moon in the same way, and the phases of the moon inset in the disc, aperture at 12 o’clock for months with corresponding Zodiac signs, below the radial Roman hour chapter with half-hour marks, center with revolving silver alarm disk with a brass pointer indicating the hours. Blued steel baluster hands, including the alarm setting one M. 39.5 mm., pinned to the hinged dial plate, gilt brass, full plate, four turned baluster pillars, fusee and chain, four-wheel gilt train, verge escapement, circular steel foliot, small, cock, symmetrically pierced and engraved with wild strawberries, very small foot, worm-gear and pinion mainspring set-up, alarm with fixed pierced and engraved barrel and two-wheel steel train, semi-circular hammer striking bell fixed to the bottom of the case..Signed on the movement..Diam. 49 mm.