Pair of Gilt-metal Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watches with Complementary Dials by Litherland, Davies & Company
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Pair of Gilt-metal Pair-Cased Rack Lever Watches with Complementary Dials by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, circa 1800, serial #1396 and 1715, both approximately 63 mm overall with black Roman dials, pink gold balances, bell-shaped balance cocks, feet inscribed Patent and three wheel trains, the first signed P. Litherland & Co., escapement with one-way slide, unusual white enameled dial with minutes inside chapter ring, short minute hand and longer hour hand, subsidiary 15-seconds dial and case stamped NL (Nicholas Lee), the last signed Litherland & Co., unmarked case, movement with maintaining power to the fusee, three wheel train and two-way slide, conventional white enameled dial with gilt hands and subsidiary 15-seconds dial.
No significant repairs, replacements or restoration. The first with slight rubbing on the case. No cracks or chips on dials.