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Two Silver Consular Cased Massey Lever Watches by Litherland, Davies & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$296$250

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

Description:

Two Silver Consular Cased Massey Lever Watches by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, serial #13,621, hallmarked 1832 and serial #19,349, hallmarked 1844, tapered engraved balance cocks, curved foot inscribed Patent, four wheel trains, Massey Type III lever escapements, round steel balances, fusees with maintaining power, cream and white enameled dials with black Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds dials, gold spade hands, silver cases with gold nibs and marked RL (Richard Lucas), bearing the Chester hallmark 1832, the other marked HF (Henry Fishwick) overall dia. 50 and 47 mm.
Estimate $300-500

Serial#13,621:,Minute hand possibly replaced;
Serial #19,349: minute and second hands replaced, chips around lower portion of dial, back cover replaced in 1891 by Thomas Helsby

Keywords

Litherland, Davies & Company, round steel balances, Chester, Richard Lucas, Henry Fishwick, Thomas Helsby, Horology, Lever escapement, Watches, Wheel train