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    Thomas Wagstaff London Gold & Tortoise Quarter Hour Repeater Pair Case, circa 1770
    Case: 49 mm tortoise on brass outer case, 18k gold inner case pierced with swirls and engraved with a mask an floral bouquet, gold bow and plunger for the repeating, inner steel bell
    Dial: white enamel, Roman hour numerals and Arabic five minute numbers, gold filigree hands
    Movement: No. 7688, deep fire gilt full plate, tapered cylindrical pillars, pierced and engraved single footed bridge cock with diamond endstone worm and wheel set up between the plates, silver disc regulator
    Signed: movement and dust cap signed Thomas Wagstaff London


    Condition Report*: Type: Thomas Wagstaff London Gold & Tortoise Quarter Hour Repeater Pair Case
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; gold filigree
    Metal: 18k inner case
    Case Info: pierced gold inner case, tortoise outer
    Case Width: 49 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 7688, deep fire gilt full plate, tapered cylindrical pillars, pierced and engraved single footed bridge cock with diamond endstone worm and wheel set up between the plates, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1770
    Condition: inner gold case is very good, outer tortoise case is good but missing a few of the brass hole rings on the bezel, dial is very good, movement is good and running, hour hand is loose on the post
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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