A. Brastow, Lowell MA, Rare Early American Verge Fusee, No...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA. Brastow, Lowell MA, Rare Early American Verge Fusee, No. 6, circa 1835
Case: 55 mm, unmarked silver, pair case, plain, with three Barstow watch papers in the outer case
Dial: enamel, curved dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands
Movement: gilt full plate verge fusee, cylindrical pillars, pierced balance cock with polished steel end cap, blued steel regulator with index on the plate, flat steel three arm balance wheel
Signed: A. Barstow No. 6
Addison Barstow (1795-1854) began his career as a watchmaker in 1815 in Medfield MA. By 1834 he had moved to Lowell where he is listed in the city directory until the 1850's as "Watchmaker and Jeweler at 129 Central Street".
Dial: enamel, curved dial with Arabic numerals
Hands: blued steel spade hands
Metal: unmarked silver
Case Info: pair case, plain, with three Barstow watch papers in the outer case
Case Width: 55 mm
Crystal: glass bulls eye crystal
Watch Movement: gilt full plate verge fusee, cylindrical pillars, pierced balance cock with polished steel end cap, blued steel regulator with index on the plate, flat steel three arm balance wheel
Condition: very good condition, movement is complete and ticking, cases are very good, dial is very good, lot sold as is
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