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18k Gold Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by M. Tobias & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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

Description:

18k Gold Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by M. Tobias & Company, Lord Street, Liverpool, serial #22213, circa 1825, half plate layout with spring up dust cap, three engraved cocks, round gold balance, Massey Type III escapement and fusee with maintaining power, gold engine turned dial with raised Roman chapters and three colored gold wreath around the perimeter, blued steel hand (minute hand missing), case marked CG, PH &IE and 18, overall dia. 46 mm.
Estimate $500-700

Minute hand missing, crisp engine turning.

Keywords

M. Tobias & Company, steel hand, Clocks, Horology, Time, Watches