Description

    Sir John Bennett London Heavy 18k Gold Keyless Lever With Hack Center Seconds, circa 1880
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, plain, 53 mm, gold cuvette signed "Maker to the Royal Observatory, Sir John Bennett 65 & 64 Cheapside, London", engraved trademark with the motto "Dieu Et Mon Droit"
    Dial: enamel, sunk center, radial Roman numerals, outer 1/5th seconds and calibrations to 300 units, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: No. 46220, gilt, lateral lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, screw down jewel settings, 19 jewels, blued plate screws, hack center seconds activated from a slide button on the rim
    Signed: triple signed Sir John Bennett, London, gross weight is 133.8 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Sir John Bennett London Heavy 18k Gold Keyless Lever With Hack Center Seconds
    Dial: enamel, sunk center, Roman numerals
    Hands; blued steel spade hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 133.8
    Case No: 46220
    Case Info: four body, signed gold cuvette
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: No. 46220, gilt, lateral lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, screw down jewel settings, 19 jewels, blued plate screws, hack center seconds activated from a slide button on the rim
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial is very good, case is very good with just very slight surface scratches, small section of the gold cap on the crown missing


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th Thursday
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