Description

    John Archambo London Early Verge Fusee, circa 1730
    Case: sterling silver, engine turned flip open back, fancy bow, small initialed circle at center, 46 mm
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, black minute dots, gold spade hands
    Movement: gilt, baluster pillars, pierced and engraved silver cock with mask and streamers, verge with silver disc regulator, No. 349
    Signed: John Archambo on the movement, case with hallmarks and "A T" makers mark

    *John Archambo is a well known maker of fine timepieces. Musical watches with bells are noted in the Webster and Olivier collections as well as a long case clock in a Chippendale " Director " style case.



    Condition Report*:

    Type: John Archambo Early Verge Fusee
    Signed: John Archambo London
    Model: verge with silver balance cock
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold spades
    Metal: sterling
    Case Info: engine turned back, small initialed circle
    Case Width: 46 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: pierced and engraved silver cock with mask and streamers, baluster pillars, gilt plates, verge with silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1730
    Condition: movement running with good motion, case good, dial has hairlines


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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