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18kt Gold Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watch by Litherland & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

18kt Gold Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watch by Litherland & Company, Liverpool, serial #3038, 1803, bell-shaped balance cock, engraved with grotesque mask on the table, serpentine foot inscribed Patent, three wheel train with flat steel balance, the fusee with maintaining power and two-way slides, white enameled dial with black Roman chapters and gilt spade hands with 15-seconds subsidiary dial, 18kt gold case stamped TH (Thomas Helsby) and bearing the Chester hallmark for 1803, overall dia. 54 mm.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

No hairlines on dial but surface scatches, no signifcant repairs, replacements or restoration.

Keywords

Litherland & Company, flat steel balance, Thomas Helsby, Chester, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches, Wheel train