Thomas Tompion. A late 17th early 18th century gilt metal pair case quarter repeating pocket watch movement in later case Numbered 160, Circa 1710
Lot 9
Thomas Tompion. A late 17th early 18th century gilt metal pair case quarter repeating pocket watch movement in later case Numbered 160, Circa 1710
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,632) inc. premium
Lot Details
Thomas Tompion. A late 17th early 18th century gilt metal pair case quarter repeating pocket watch movement in later case
Numbered 160, Circa 1710
Gilt full plate verge movement numbered 160, pierced and engraved winged balance cock, silvered regulation, tulip pillars, polished steel hammers striking a bell, later white enamel dial with black Roman chapter and outer Arabic five minute divisions, later fitted fretted gilt case, gilt metal outer, movement signed and punch numbered 160
53mm.

Footnotes

  • This watch movement, numbered 160, is previously unrecorded. The closest recorded example is number 162, dated to 1698. See Thomas Tompion at the Dial and Three Crowns by Jeremy Evans.
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