Description

    Robert Roskell Gold Rack Lever Fusee, circa 1830
    Case: heavy 18k yellow gold, plain back, edges and rim with scroll engravings, solid gold inner dust dome
    Dial: gold with multicolor floral ornaments, raised gold Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds making one revolution every 15 seconds, blue spear hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, rack lever and fusee, No. 35676, diamond endstone, three arm steel balance
    Signed: signed Robert Roskell Liverpool on the movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Robert Roskell Gold Rack Lever Fusee
    Model: rack lever with 15 second subsidiary seconds
    Dial: multicolor gold, Roman chapters
    Hands; blue lance
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 128.6
    Case No: 35676
    Case Info: scroll edges and rim, plain back
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 35676, gilt rack lever fusee, diamond endstone, three arm steel balance, balance bridge marked "Patent", subsecond with 15 second motion
    Circa: 1830
    Condition: movement good and running, one bushing has been jeweled, case good, dial very good


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    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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