Wales and McCulloch. A very fine and rare 18ct gold open face keyless wind split seconds pocket watch with Karrusel escapement, certified at the Kew Observatory Numbered 3483, London Hallmark for 1897
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Wales and McCulloch. A very fine and rare 18ct gold open face keyless wind split seconds pocket watch with Karrusel escapement, certified at the Kew Observatory Numbered 3483, London Hallmark for 1897
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 20,997) inc. premium
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Wales and McCulloch. A very fine and rare 18ct gold open face keyless wind split seconds pocket watch with Karrusel escapement, certified at the Kew Observatory
Numbered 3483, London Hallmark for 1897
Jewelled English lever movement with Karrusel escapement, engraved with 'certified at Kew Observatory, Especially Good, 84.8 marks', fine enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer track, chronograph seconds at 12 and 6, blued steel hour, minute and split seconds hands, heavy, polished round case with hinged case back stamped EM, possibly for Edward Matthews, round chronograph button in the band, dial and movement signed
56mm.
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