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Silver Pair-Cased Verge Watch by J. Johnstone

Auction:
2502
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$267$225

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

Description:

Silver Pair-Cased Verge Watch by J. Johnstone, Liverpool, serial #4741, hallmarked 1797, pierced and engraved balance cock, engraved grotesque mask on foot, fusee, verge escapement, white enameled dial with black Roman chapters, gilt spade hands and case marked VR (Vale & Rotherham), watch paper of James Heggie, Bonnygate, Cupar, inside case, overall dia. 55 mm.
Estimate $200-250

Chip in the center of the dial.

Keywords

James Heggie, Rotherham, Clocks, Horology, Verge escapement, Watches