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    Hassell Morley London Oignon with Date and Unique Dial, circa 1690
    Case: 59 mm, sterling silver pair case, inner with split front bezel, rotating disc covering wind opening, outer with seven joint hinge
    Dial: silver with gold sea shell accents applied between the champlevé enameled Roman hour chapters, gold unicorn and lion figures at center, black minute track and Arabic numerals, date circle within the London banner, a three level dial with the makers name and London in gold on a blue steel plate, gilt beetle and poker hands
    Movement: fire gilt fusee, pierced and engraved silver cock with long streamers and a mask, pierced Egyptian pillars with broad feet, silver disc regulator, bird beak pointer to indicate the regulator position, worm and wheel set up between the plates
    Signed: Hasl. Morley London on the movement, Morley London on the dial, inner case with "W A" makers mark


    Condition Report*: Type: Hassell Morley London Oignon Verge with Date and Unique Dial
    Signed: Hasl. Morley London
    Model: verge fusee
    Dial: silver champleve with gold accents, Roman hours
    Hands; gilt beetle and poker
    Metal: sterling pair case
    Case Info: plain inner and outer, seven joint hinge
    Case Width: 59 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: fire gilt fusee, pierced and engraved winged silver cock with mask, pierced Egyptian pillars with broad feet, silver disc regulator, worm and wheel set up between the plates, bird beak pointer to indicate regulator position
    Circa: 1690
    Condition: movement running and very good, dial good, cases very good
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    December, 2008
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