Tompion & Bangor. An early 18th century verge pocket watch Movement No.3239, Circa 1701
Lot 36
Tompion & Banger. An early 18th century verge pocket watch Movement No.3239, Circa 1701
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,844) inc. premium

Lot Details
Tompion & Bangor. An early 18th century verge pocket watch Movement No.3239, Circa 1701 Tompion & Banger. An early 18th century verge pocket watch No.3239 movement, Circa 1705
Tompion & Banger. An early 18th century verge pocket watch
Movement No.3239, Circa 1701
Gilt full plate fusee verge movement with pierced and engraved winged balance cock, silvered regulation, 3-arm balance, Egyptian pillars, dial plate numbered 3239 and 'AW' for Anthony Walraven, case lacking (AF)
39mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Christies, 7th October 1982.

    Anthony Walraven, himself a watchmaker, was indicted for forgery and counterfeiting hallmarking stamps and Dice. Such a crime carried a heavy penalty in the 18th century and he was sentenced to death on July 8th, 1724.
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