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Silver Massey Lever Watch by James D. Moss

Auction:
2502
Lot:
421
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Massey Lever Watch by James D. Moss, Liverpool, serial #3,722, hallmarked 1834, tapered floral engraved balance cock, curved foot inscribed Detach'd, four wheel train, Massey Type III lever escapement, unusual flat blued-steel balance with brass rim, fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds dial, brass spade hands, silver case and marked EK (Edward Kirkman), bearing the Chester hallmark 1834, overall dia. 51 mm.
Estimate $200-300

Replacement hands, very slight hairlines on dial, case slightly rubbed.

Keywords

James D. Moss, unusual flat blued-steel balance, Edward Kirkman, Chester, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Lever escapement, Time, Watches, Wheel train