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Silver Pair Cased Massey Lever Watch by John Pickford

Auction:
2502
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$326$275

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

Description:

Silver Pair Cased Massey Lever Watch by John Pickford, Liverpool, serial #500, hallmarked 1820, tapered balance cock engraved with a liver bird on the table, curved foot inscribed Patent, four wheel train with round steel balance with rare Massey Type V escapement, fusee with maintaining power, white enameled dial with black Roman chapters and gilt spade hands with 60 seconds subsidiary dial, silver case stamped NL (Nicholas Lee) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1820, overall dia. 57 mm.
Estimate $350-550

Hairlines on dial, replaced minute hand.

Keywords

John Pickford, round steel balance, Chester, Nicholas Lee, Clocks, Horology, Watches, Wheel train