A mahogany wall timepiece with eight inch dial and verge escapement The dial signed G Staples, London
Lot 127
A mahogany wall timepiece with eight inch dial and verge escapement The dial signed G Staples, London
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,469) inc. premium

Lot Details
A mahogany wall timepiece with eight inch dial and verge escapement
The dial signed G Staples, London
The eight inch convex engraved brass Roman dial with matching blued steel hands within a brass bezel and moulded cornice to a re-built backbox, the movement with tapering shouldered plates united by four knopped pillars, with gut fusee to the verge escapement with knife edge. (Restorations) 28cms (11ins) diameter.

Footnotes

  • George Staples worked in London from about 1790 into the early 19th century.
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