Description

    Robert Roskell Liverpool Unusually Large Silver Cased Chronometer, circa 1816
    Case: massive, sterling silver, 64 mm, engine turned back, fixed silver dust cover, coin edge to the rim, gold hinges
    Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, black minute track, gold spade hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: No. 26933, gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, engraved barrel plate and balance bridge, diamond endstone, helical blue steel hairspring, jeweled train with screwed down settings, spring detent, bi-metallic large open balance wheel with steel cross arm, steel screws and brass wedge timing weights, fusee with chain, winding arbor with dust disc
    Signed: Roskell Liverpool, No. 26993


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Robert Roskell Unusually Large Silver Cased Chronometer
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; large gold spade hands
    Metal: sterling hallmarked
    Case Info: engine turned back, coin edge
    Case Width: 64 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 26933, gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, engraved barrel plate and balance bridge, diamond endstone, helical blue steel hairspring, jeweled train with screwed down settings, spring detent, bi-metallic large open balance wheel with steel cross arm, steel screws and brass wedge timing weights, fusee with chain, winding arbor with dust disc
    Circa: 1816
    Condition: movement is very good, bright gilding and running, dial is good, case is very sharp and crisp but likely later made


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
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