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    Daniel & Thomas Grignion London Gold Verge Fusee, circa 1750
    Case: pair cased, both plain, 20k gold, 49 mm
    Dial: enamel, Roman hour numerals, Arabic five minute numerals, black minute track, blue steel beetle and poker hands
    Movement: No. 1036, fine fire gilt full plate, verge with fusee, baluster pillars, large diamond endstone, pierced cock with mask
    Signed: Daniel & Thomas Grignion on the movement

    *Note: A native of France, Daniel Grignon moved to England in 1688. His son Thomas is credited with making technical improvements to the cylinder escapement.



    Condition Report*: Type: Daniel & Thomas Grignion London Gold Pair Case Verge Fusee, circa 1750
    Dial: white enamel, Roman hours, Arabic five minutes
    Hands; steel beetle and poker
    Metal: 20k gold inner and outer
    Gram Weight: 116
    Case Info: plain pair cases
    Case Width: 49 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 1036, fine fire gilt verge fusee, baluster pillars, large diamond endstone in blue steel bezel mount, pierced cock with mask
    Circa: 1750
    Condition: movement very good and running, dial good, cases good, crystal has scratches on surface
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-10th Monday-Wednesday
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