Description

    Unsigned Early 17th Century Gilt Tambour-Shaped Single Hand Watch
    Case: gilt, three body, 57 mm x 24 mm, hinged top cover pierced with openings for the twelve hours, pierced center band with scrolls and ten birds, small fixed ring pendant, pierced back with tendrils and scrolls, back secured by one stud pin
    Dial: gilt with black inlaid Roman hour numerals, Arabic numerals from 13 to 24, single blued iron hand, touch studs at the hours
    Movement: gilt full plate, elegant turned pillars, fusee with chain, three wheel brass train, verge escapement, worm and wheel setup between the plates, pierced single footed cock with blue screw, steel three arm balance, blue steel worm style hairspring stud on the back plate, movement is hinged to the center rim




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Unsigned Early 17th Century Gilt Tambour-Shaped Single Hand Watch
    Dial: gilt, Roman numerals, 24 hours, touch studs
    Hands; single iron hand
    Metal: gilt brass
    Case Info: drum shaped, hinged top
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, elegant turned pillars, fusee with chain, three wheel brass train, verge escapement, worm and wheel setup between the plates, pierced single footed cock with blue screw, steel three arm balance, blue steel worm style hairspring stud on the back plate, movement is hinged to the center rim
    Condition: movement, case and dial are all in good condition, movement is ticking and running


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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