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18kt Gold Consular Case Rack Lever Alarm Watch by Robert Roskell

Auction:
2502
Lot:
449
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

18kt Gold Consular Case Rack Lever Alarm Watch by Robert Roskell, Liverpool, serial #20997, hallmarked 1813, round balance cock with floral engraving, long foot marked Patent 42, four wheel train with round steel balance, fusee, cream enameled dial with black Roman chapters, subsidiary 60-seconds dial, gold spade hands, blued steel sweep alarm hand, case marked EJ (Edward Jones), inner engraved cuvette and marked Warning and Wind Up and with Chester hallmark 1813, overall dia. 55 mm.

Note: "Patent 42" probably refers to a J.A. Berrolas alarm patent and the 42nd watch made in this series by Roskell.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Milled band in good condition, engine turned back well rubbed.

Keywords

Robert Roskell, round steel balance, steel sweep alarm hand, Edward Jones, Chester, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Watches