Description

    William Webster London Fine & Important Gold & Enamel Quarter Repeating Cylinder Fusee, circa 1775
    Case: outer 49.5 mm two body 22k gold case with champlevé blue enameled leaves and ornate ribbon monogram, pierced bezel and back edge, inner gold case with steel bell, pierced and engraved
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, black minute track, black Arabic five minute numbers, gold Louis XV hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, No. 2776, turned baluster pillars, single footed bridge cock, pierced and engraved, diamond endstone in a steel mount, steel three arm flat balance wheel, silver disc regulator
    Signed: William Webster Exchange Alley on the movement, London on the dust cap




    Condition Report*:

    Type: William Webster London Fine & Important Gold & Enamel Quarter Repeating Cylinder Fusee
    Dial: enamel
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 22k gold inner and outer cases
    Case Info: pair case, pierced inner, enameled outer
    Case Width: 49.5 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, No. 2776, turned baluster pillars, single footed bridge cock, pierced and engraved, diamond endstone in a steel mount, steel three arm flat balance wheel, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1775
    Condition: movement is very good, running and chiming with great tone, inner case is very good, outer case very good tiny enameled loss spots on two leaves, dial is very good, one light hairline nine to ten


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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