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    Windmills London Fine Quarter Repeating Pocket Watch, circa 1725
    Case: 52 mm pierced pinchbeck outer case with ruby set side button and ruby set pendant, 20k gold inner pierced case with steel bell, case is pierced with swirls, dolphins and dogs, mask engraved at base
    Dial: white enamel, Roman hour numerals, black minute track, outer five minute numerals, beetle and poker steel hands
    Movement: No. 9300, fire gilt verge fusee, pierced cock with mask, diamond endstone in silver mount, cylindrical pillars, repeat sounding from two steel hammers, inner gilt dust cap
    Signed: movement signed Windmills London, dust cap signed Windmills, Wightman London


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Windmills London Fine Quarter Repeating Watch
    Signed: Windmills, London
    Model: verge fusee
    Dial: white enamel, Roman chapters
    Hands; beetle and poker
    Metal: 20k gold inner case, gilt outer
    Gram Weight: 144.5
    Case Info: inner with steel bell, both pierced
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: No. 9300, two steel hammers, activated from the pendant, striking on inner case bell, verge fusee, pierced cock with mask, diamond endstone in silver mount, cylindrical pillars, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1725
    Condition: inner case is very good, outer case good minor brass showing, dial with two tiny edge flakes, some hairlines, movement running and chiming well
    Notes: The push pendant is set with a ruby as is the side case push piece (ruby is cracked)


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    December, 2008
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