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    Christopher Pinchbeck London Gilt & Tortoise Quarter Repeating Verge, circa 1740
    Case: pierced two body inner case with Pinchbeck gold, leaf and floral engravings, 46 mm two body outer case with pinned black tortoise, push pendant for the repeat function
    Dial: white enamel, radial Arabic numerals, rose gold heart shaped hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, No. 1013, verge fusee, pierced single footed bridge cock with mask, tapered cylindrical pillars, worm and wheel set up between the plates, two hammers striking on inner case bell
    Signed: movement and dust cap signed Christopher Pinchbeck London


    Condition Report*: Type: Christopher Pinchbeck Gilt & Tortoise Quarter Repeating Verge
    Dial: enamel, radial Arabic numerals
    Hands; rose gold hearts
    Metal: Pinchbeck gold
    Case Info: paircase, black tortoise outer, gilt inner
    Case Width: 46 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, No. 1013, verge fusee, pierced single footed bridge cock with mask, tapered cylindrical pillars, worm and wheel set up between the plates, two hammers striking on inner case bell
    Circa: 1740
    Condition: dial is very good, inner case is very good, outer case good, two hairlines on the bezel, movement chiming well, staff and chain are good but non running, needs cleaning
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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