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

Auction:
2502
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

18kt Gold Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company, Liverpool, serial #11696, hallmarked 1826, concave shaped balance cock with engraved flowers and Patent on the table, 3/4 plate variant with recessed round gold balance, center seconds train, Massey Type I escapement, fusee with maintaining power, engine-turned gold dial with raised Roman chapters, blued steel moon and sweep second hands, gold case stamped TH& Co. (Thomas Helsby), engraved cuvette and marked Wind Up and Set Hands and bears the Chester hallmark for 1826, overall dia. 52 mm.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Remarkably good condition with slight rubbing on case.

Keywords

Litherland, Davies & Company, steel moon, TH& Co, Thomas Helsby, Chester, Clocks, Gold, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches