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Silver Consular Cased Massey Lever Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

Silver Consular Cased Massey Lever Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, serial #13,780, hallmarked 1832, tapered floral engraved balance cock, curved foot, four wheel train, Massey Type III lever escapement, unusual grooved five-armed steel balance, fusee with maintaining power, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds dial, gilt spade hands, silver case with gold nibs and marked RL (Richard Lucas), bearing the Chester hallmark 1832, overall dia. 49 mm.
Estimate $350-550

Slight hairline cracks on dial, case with slight wear.

Keywords

Litherland, Davies & Company, steel balance, Richard Lucas, Chester, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Lever escapement, Time, Watches, Wheel train