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Silver Pair Cased Rack Lever Watch by Robert Roskell

Auction:
2502
Lot:
415
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Pair Cased Rack Lever Watch by Robert Roskell, Liverpool, serial #3747, hallmarked 1806, bell shaped balance cock, engraved with a basket of flowers on the table, serpentine foot inscribed Patent, four wheel train with flat steel balance, the fusee with maintaining power and two way slides, white enameled dial with black Arabic chapters and gold spade hands with 60 seconds subsidiary dial, case stamped EI (Edward Jones) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1806, overall dia. 56 mm.
Estimate $850-950

Slight hairline between 1 and 2, second hand missing, minute hand replaced, imperfect outer case hinge.

Keywords

Robert Roskell, flat steel balance, Chester, Edward Jones, Clocks, Gears, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches, Wheel train