Frodsham. Gracechurch Street, London. An early 19th century silver open face key wind chronometer pocket watch Numbered 451, London Hallmark for 1827
Lot 39*
Frodsham. Gracechurch Street, London. An early 19th century silver open face key wind chronometer pocket watch Numbered 451, London Hallmark for 1827
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,665) inc. premium

Lot Details
Frodsham. Gracechurch Street, London. An early 19th century silver open face key wind chronometer pocket watch
Numbered 451, London Hallmark for 1827
English lever free sprung chronometer movement with temperature compensation balance with key-stone weights, blued steel helical balance, spring detent escapement, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and outer five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds at 6, gilt spade hands, polished hinged case with engine turned band, dial and movement signed
57mm.

Footnotes

  • Frodshams were based in Gracechurch street between 1869-1879

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this watch has a sping detent escapement.
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