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18kt Gold Consular Case Cylinder Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company

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2502
Lot:
435
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

18kt Gold Consular Case Cylinder Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, serial #10,107, hallmarked 1822, tapered balance cock with floral engraving on the table, curved foot similarly engraved, four wheel train with round steel balance, fusee, and steel cylinder escape wheel, engine turned gold dial with raised Roman chapters, gold spade hands, case marked TH & JH (Thomas and John Helsby), Chester hallmark for 1822, overall dia. 46 mm.

Note: The present example remains as the only recorded cylinder escapement watch by Litherland.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Back engine turning somewhat rubbed.

Keywords

Litherland, Davies & Company, round steel balance, steel cylinder escape wheel, John Helsby, Thomas Helsby, Chester, Clocks, Engine, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches, Wheel train