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Silver Open Face Half-Quarter Repeating Watch by Robert Roskell

Auction:
2502
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Silver Open Face Half-Quarter Repeating Watch by Robert Roskell, Liverpool, serial #56,081, circa 1850 with later case by Richard Oliver, London, 3/4 plate layout, engraved balance cock, bi-metallic balance with cylinder escapement, four wheel train, fusee with maintaining power and push pendant half-quarter repeating action, white enameled dial signed Robert Roskell, Liverpool, black Roman chapters and sunk seconds dial, case marked RJO London 1897, overall dia. 48 mm.

See Lot 156 for the Richard Oliver case making lathe.
Estimate $450-650

Pristine, re-cased by Richard Oliver, London.

Keywords

London, Richard Oliver, Robert Roskell, Clocks, Horology, Oliver, Watches