Description

    Miniature Shell & Gold Minute Repeating Clock, circa 1890
    Case: measures 2 3/4 inches top to bottom excluding the handle, 1 7/8th inches across, 18k gold British hallmarked handle and interior hinge for the back door, hallmarked A. & Co. Ltd., gold bezel and ball feet, gold pusher for the repeat
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals and minute track, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: Brevet 30225, No. 2229, rectangular gilt back plate mounted with steel hammers and gong rods, platform lever escapement and compensated balance wheel


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rare Miniature Tortoise Shell & Gold Minute Repeating Clock
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blued steel spades
    Metal: 18k gold handle, feet, bezel and hinge
    Case Length: 2 3/4 inches top to bottom less the handle
    Case Width: 1 7/8th inches across
    Thickness: 1 5/8th inches deep
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: Brevet 30225, No. 2229, rectangular gilt back plate mounted with steel hammers and gong rods, platform lever escapement and compensated balance wheel
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: movement is chiming well and running, the regulator arm is partially broken off where it curves to drop down, case is very good overall, left side panel with a repaired glazed over hairline crack, dial good with some blurring to the minute track and numerals


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
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