George Graham. An 18th century verge pocket watch in later silver case Movement No.5999, Case with London Hallmark for 1775, Movement Circa 1740/41
Lot 51
George Graham. An 18th century verge pocket watch in later silver case Movement No.5999, Case with London Hallmark for 1775, Movement Circa 1740/41
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Lot Details
George Graham. An 18th century verge pocket watch in later silver case
Movement No.5999, Case with London Hallmark for 1775, Movement Circa 1740/41
Gilt full plate fusee verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock with diamond end stone, silvered regulation, 3-arm balance, squared baluster pillars, signed gilt metal dust cap, later enamel dial with black Roman numerals and outer five minute divisions, blued steel hands, later polished round silver case, the outer with engraved cypher, together with silver curb link chain and t-bar, dial and movement signed
51mm.

Footnotes

  • This watch movement is unusual as it has three dial feet as opposed to the normal four, it also has a high count pinion and signed dial.

    Provenance:
    Sold Sotheby's 27th May 1982, lot 104A
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