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Silver Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by George Esplin

Auction:
2502
Lot:
455
Sold for:
$119$100

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

Description:

Silver Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by George Esplin, Wigan, serial #542, hallmarked 1863, full plate movement with sunk balance, marked Improved Detached Lever by George Esplin, Wigan, balance and barrel cock profusely engraved, four wheel train, round steel balance, fusee with maintaining power, enameled dial with Roman chapters, blued steel hands, case stamped RO (R. Over), Chester hallmark for 1863, overall dia. 49 mm.
Estimate $250-350

Balance staff broken, case rubbed, dial with very slight hairline at 12 o'clock.

Keywords

George Esplin, round steel balance, steel hands, Chester, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Watches, Wheel train