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18kt Gold Open Face Massey Lever Watch by John Harrison

Auction:
2502
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$770$650

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

Description:

18kt Gold Open Face Massey Lever Watch by John Harrison, Liverpool, serial #9,682, hallmarked 1837, 3/4 plate movement with floral engraved balance cock, barrel bridge marked Detached Lever , Massey Type III escapement, four wheel train with fusee round gold balance, engine-turned dial with raised Roman chapters, gold moon hands, case marked HF (Henry Fishwick), floral engraved case back, hinge cuvette marked Set Hands and Wind Up, Chester Hallmark for 1837, overall dia. 41 mm.
Estimate $600-800

back slightly rubbed.

Keywords

John Harrison, Henry Fishwick, Chester Hallmark, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Watches, Wheel train