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Silver Hunting Case Massey Lever Watch by George Yonge & Son

Auction:
2502
Lot:
425
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Hunting Case Massey Lever Watch by George Yonge & Son, Strand, London, serial #8754, hallmarked 1824, tapered balance cock, engraved with basket of flowers on the table, curved foot engraved Patent, four wheel train with round steel balance, unusual Massey Type II escapement, fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters and gold spade hands, 60-seconds subsidiary dial, silver case stamped TH&Co (Thomas Helsby and Company) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1824, overall dia. 55 mm.
Estimate $300-400

Very slight hairline on dial.

Keywords

George Yonge, London, round steel balance, Chester, Thomas Helsby, Clocks, Horology, Watches, Wheel train