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Four English Silver Watches

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Four English Silver Watches, three chain fusee, verge escapement, movements in pair cases: a D. Edmonds, Liverpool, a Peter Johnston, Mitcham, and a J. Simpson, London; and a key-wind, key-set, M.J. Tobias with lever escapement in an open-face case, dia. 50 to 61 mm.
Estimate $250-450

The Tobias watch will tick. Johnston crystal cracked. Simpson missing seconds hand.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, Echappement naturel, Escapements, Fusee, Lever escapement, Movement, Pocket watch, Verge escapement, Watch