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Description

J. Sewill Liverpool Rare Gold Pocket Chronometer With Up/Down Indicator, circa 1870
Case: 18k yellow gold, 52 mm, four body, hallmarked, plain polished, gold dust cover, open face
Dial: white enamel, Roman hour numerals, gold spade hands, black minute track, subsidiary seconds, thirty hour wind indicator with blue steel hand
Movement: gilt half plate fusee, spring detent chronometer with blue steel helical hairspring, bi-metallic balance with diamond endstone, free sprung regulator, # 21500
Signed: dial signed Chronometer, movement signed J. Sewill 61 South Castle St. Liverpool


Condition Report*:

Type: J. Sewill Liverpool Rare Gold Pocket Chronometer With Up/Down Indicator
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
Hands; gold spades
Metal: 18k yellow gold
Gram Weight: 137.6
Case Info: four body, plain polished
Case Width: 52 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: spring detent chronometer with helical blue steel hairpsring, bi-metallic balance, free sprung, diamond endstone, fusee, No. 21500, bi-metallic balance
Circa: 1870
Condition: case, dial and movement all very good, one jewel setting screw is missing
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Service and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

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Auction Dates
December, 2009
8th-9th
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