Swiss Early Lever Fusee with Tortoise & Gilt Case, circa 1810
    Case: 48 mm diameter, gilt inner, outer with tortoise and brass piqué work
    Dial: white enamel, Roman chapters, black minute track, gold swell "Spade" hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: gilt full plate, early period lateral lever and fusee, cylindrical pillars, steel three-arm balance
    Signed: "Detached Lever" on balance bridge

    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss early lever fusee, tortoise case
    Signed: detached lever
    Model: fusee
    Dial: enamel, sub seconds, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold spades
    Metal: gilt inner, brass and tortoise outer
    Case Info: broown and amber shaded tortoise
    Case Width: 48 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: early lateral lever escapement, fusee and chain, steel un-cut balance, tall cylindrical pillars
    Circa: 1810
    Condition: movement is running, dial is superb, inner case has some wear to gilding, outer has a few small hairlines, two pins missing

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
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