Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Silver Consular Hunting Case Massey Lever Watch by Richard Hornby

Auction:
2502
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$356$300

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Silver Consular Hunting Case Massey Lever Watch by Richard Hornby, Liverpool, serial #19642, hallmarked 1825, bell shaped balance cock, engraved with basket of flowers on the table, curved engraved foot, four wheel train with round steel balance, Massey Type III escapement, fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters and gold spade hands with 60 seconds subsidiary dial, milled band silver case stamped TE & HF (Thomas Ellison and Henry Fishwick) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1825, overall dia. 56 mm.
Estimate $350-550

Seconds hand replaced, slight wear on hinges.

Keywords

Richard Hornby, round steel balance, Henry Fishwick, Chester, Thomas Ellison, Clocks, Horology, Watches, Wheel train