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18kt Open Face Single Roller Lever Watch by John Harrison

Auction:
2502
Lot:
448
Sold for:
$770$650

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

Description:

18kt Open Face Single Roller Lever Watch by John Harrison, Liverpool, serial #13,618, hallmarked 1842, 3/4 plate movement with floral engraved balance cock, barrel bridge marked Detached Lever , single roller escapement, four wheel train with fusee, round steel balance, engraved dial with raised Roman chapters and four-color gold wreath around the perimeter, blued steel spade hands, case marked HF (Henry Fishwick), floral engraved case back, hinged cuvette marked Set Hands and Wind Up, Chester Hallmark for 1842, overall dia. 42 mm.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

John Harrison, round steel balance, steel spade hands, Henry Fishwick, Chester Hallmark, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Watches, Wheel train