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18kt Gold Savage Two-Pin Lever-Escapement Quarter-Repeating Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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

Description:

18kt Gold Savage Two-Pin Lever-Escapement Quarter-Repeating Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, serial #8480, hallmarked 1815, rounded balance cock engraved with foliage and engraved with foliage and Patent Lever on the table, curved foot marked Detachd [sic], four wheel train with round steel balance and Berrolas' Patent quarter repeating crown activated action, fusee, cream enameled dial with Roman chapter, case stamped TH (Thomas Helsby) with Chester hallmark dated 1815, overall dia. 50 mm.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Slight chipping at dial affixing points covered by gold bezel, slight hairline on dial, engine turning rubbed on back.

Keywords

Savage Two-Pin, Davies & Company, round steel balance, Chester, Thomas Helsby, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches, Wheel train