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Silver Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by Peter Jones

Auction:
2502
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$119$100

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

Description:

Silver Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by Peter Jones, Liverpool, serial #800, hallmarked 1829, tapered balance cock with table engraved with flowers and marked Patent, curved foot marked Detach'd, Massey Type III lever escapement, Liverpool "runner" four wheel train, five arm round gold balance, fusee with maintaining power, cream enamel dial with Roman numerals and blued steel hands, case marked JP (John Parsonage) and bears the Chester hallmark for 1829, overall dia. 56 mm.

Note: Watch case is designed as a hunter with numeral three at crown and crystal opening by depressing the button.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Peter Jones, runner, steel hands, Chester, John Parsonage, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Lever escapement, Watches, Wheel train