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    J. Sewill Liverpool Rare Gold Pocket Chronometer With Up/Down Indicator, circa 1870
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 52 mm, four body, hallmarked, plain polished, gold dust cover, open face
    Dial: white enamel, Roman hour numerals, gold spade hands, black minute track, subsidiary seconds, thirty hour wind indicator with blue steel hand
    Movement: gilt half plate fusee, spring detent chronometer with blue steel helical hairspring, bi-metallic balance with diamond endstone, free sprung regulator, # 21500
    Signed: dial signed Chronometer, movement signed J. Sewill 61 South Castle St. Liverpool

    Condition Report*: Type: J. Sewill Liverpool Rare Gold Pocket Chronometer With Up/Down Indicator
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 137.6
    Case Info: four body, plain polished
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: spring detent chronometer with helical blue steel hairpsring, bi-metallic balance, free sprung, diamond endstone, fusee, No. 21500, bi-metallic balance
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: case, dial and movement all very good, one jewel setting screw is missing
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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