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Silver Consular Case Half-Second's Beating Watch by Thomas Yates

Auction:
2502
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Silver Consular Case Half-Second's Beating Watch by Thomas Yates, Preston, serial #1,472, hallmarked 1850, tapered floral engraved balance cock marked Patent on the curved foot, four wheel train jeweled with Liverpool "windows", fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with Roman chapters, sunk second's dial, gilt fleur-de-lis hands, case marked EK&Co (Edward Kirkman), and bears Chester hallmark for 1850, overall dia. 50 mm.
Estimate $650-850

Hairline cracks on dial.

Keywords

Thomas Yates, Preston, Edward Kirkman, Chester