Silver Cased Massey Lever Watch by Samuel Johnson
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- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Silver Cased Massey Lever Watch by Samuel Johnson, Liverpool, serial #38, hallmarked 1836, floral engraved balance cock with serpentine foot inscribed Detached, four wheel train, Massey Type III lever escapement, flat blued steel balance with brass rim, fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds dial, gilt spade hands, silver case with gold nibs and marked TE & HF (Thomas Ellison and Henry Fishwick), bearing the Chester hallmark 1836, dust cap marked with possible owner Hugh Hughes, overall dia. 50 mm.
Minute hand possibly replaced, milled band on case somewhat rubbed.