Description

    Derrick, London Rare Petite Sonnerie Gilt Clock Watch, circa 1817
    Case: 56 mm diameter, pair case, inner and outer with pierced edges
    Dial: enamel, Roman hour numerals, ten minute numbers, spade hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, fusee with cylinder escapement, pierce cock, ruby endstone, cylindrical pillars, chimes hours and a single on the quarter hour, double on the half and triple upon the third quarter, two hammers, steel bell
    Signed: Wm Derrick London no. 1817 on the movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: William Dirrick, London, Petite Sonnerie clock watch
    Signed: Wm. Dirrick, London, 1817
    Dial: white enamel, Roman hours, 10 minute numerals
    Hands; black spade
    Metal: gilt, pair case
    Case Info: pierced edges to enhance chimes
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, fusee with cylinder escapement, pierce balance cock, ruby endstone, cylidrical pillars, independent barrel for clock watch, chimes hours, sigle on quarter, double on half, triple on third quarter, two hammers strike on steel bell
    Circa: 1817
    Condition: Movement runs and chimes, dial and cases are both very good


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    May, 2009
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