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Silver Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watch by Litherland & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$859$725

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

Description:

Silver Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watch by Litherland & Company, Liverpool, serial #3012, hallmarked 1802, bell-shaped balance cock, engraved with grotesque mask on the table, serpentine foot inscribed Patent, four wheel train with flat steel balance, fusee and two way slides, white enameled dial with black Roman chapters and gilt spade and loop hands with 60-seconds subsidiary dial, silver case stamped EI (Edward Jones) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1802, overall dia. 56 mm.
Estimate $800-1,200

Hour hand is a replacement, usual surface scratches on dial, likely the original bull's eye glass, no other significant repairs or replacements.

Keywords

Litherland & Company, flat steel balance, Chester, Edward Jones, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches, Weighing scale, Wheel train