George Tyler. A very fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair cased repeating pocket watch  No.50, circa 1710
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George Tyler. A very fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair cased repeating pocket watch No.50, circa 1710
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 11,093) inc. premium
Lot Details
George Tyler. A very fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair cased repeating pocket watch
No.50, circa 1710
Gilt verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, silvered regulation, signed on the top plate George Tyler, London No.50, unusual cylindrical pillars with carved tops, two polished hammers striking on an internal bell, gold champleve dial with Roman numerals and Arabic 5 minute divisions, central cartouche signed Tyler London and embossed with the Royal Coat of Arms with the Lion Rampant on the left and the Unicorn on the right, blued steel hands, 22ct gold inner case with fine engraving and pierced sound frets, the gold outer case with circular sound frets and punched motif, the similar bezel with a-tact thumb piece together with an 18th century gilt metal crank key
58mm.

Footnotes

  • George Tyler had premises in Pope’s Head Alley, Lombard Street, London. He was apprenticed in 1692 and was a member of the Clockmakers Company 1699-1723.
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