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Silver Pair-Case Pocket Watch by Jn. Wontner

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2502
Lot:
477
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Pair-Case Pocket Watch by Jn. Wontner, London, No. 13849 enameled dial with Arabic numerals, bull's-eye crystal, 40 mm. engraved fusee movement with pierced balance cock and signed Jn. Rentnow, London, 13849.

Note: John Rentnow is the London watchmaker, John Wontner who often spelled his own name backwards for an unknown reason.
Estimate $150-250

Hairline cracks on dial, fusee chain unhooked from spring barrel.

Keywords

London, John Wontner, watchmaker, Barrel, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Pocket watch, Watches