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    Joseph Johnson Gold Rack Lever Fusee, circa 1840
    Case: heavy 18k gold, inner gold dust lid, plain back, rim with deep flower and scroll engravings, 53 mm
    Dial: gold, engine turned center, raised Roman chapters, double swell rose gold spade hands, subsidiary second making a single revolution every 15 seconds
    Movement: gilt full plate, # 873, rack lever fusee, steel three arm balance, diamond end stone
    Signed: Joseph Johnson Liverpool on the movement, case marked TH & Son


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Joseph Johnson Gold Rack Lever Fusee
    Dial: matte and engraved gold, Roman chapters
    Hands; rose gold spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 139.1
    Case No: 875
    Case Info: plain back, gold dust lid, engraved rim
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, rack lever with 15 second motion work, fusee and chain, steel three arm balance, diamond end stone, # 873
    Circa: 1840
    Condition: dial, case and movement all good, slight wear to high points of the rim, balance with slight wobble


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    December, 2008
    8th-10th Monday-Wednesday
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