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    John Bennett Gold English Lever Fusee, circa 1850
    Case: 18k yellow gold, three body with solid gold inner cuvette, engine turned back with crest, 50 mm diameter
    Dial: gold, engraved foliage at center, raised rose gold Roman chapters, blue moon hands, sub seconds
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, No. 6056, fusee, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, side lever escapement, pointed tooth escape wheel, 15 jewel
    Signed: John Bennett Lord Street Chambers Liverpool Improved Patent Lever on the movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: John Bennett Gold English Lever Fusee
    Dial: engraved gold, raised Roman chapters
    Hands; blue Breguet moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 83.3
    Case Info: engine turned back, gold solid cuvette
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 6056, 3/4 plate gilt, fusee, pointed tooth escape wheel, bi-metallic balance, side lever, 15 jewels
    Circa: 1850
    Condition: dial is good, movement good and working, case good, light wear to outer engine pattern


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    December, 2008
    8th-10th Monday-Wednesday
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