H. Fish, London. An 18K gold key wind pair case repoussé pocket watch signed by H Manly London Hallmark for 1743

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H. Fish, London. An 18K gold key wind pair case repousse pocket watch signed by H Manly
London Hallmark for 1743

Sold for £ 3,000 (US$ 3,796) inc. premium
H. Fish, London. An 18K gold key wind pair case repousse pocket watch signed by H Manly
Date: London Hallmark for 1743
Movement: Gilt full plate fusee verge, pierced and engraved balance cock, silver regulation, square baluster pillars, No.2032
Dial: White, black Roman numerals, black outer minute track with 5 minute markers, blued steel beetle and poker hands
Case: Finely engraved inner, pierced repousse outer signed H Manly, depicting the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, signed and numbered cap
Signed: Inner case stamped JW, repousse outer case signed H Manly, cap and movement signed
Size: 49mm

Footnotes

  • Henry Manley was reported as being in great favour with George II of Great Britain and was commissioned to make many beautiful works for him. For a more detailed biography see The Art of the Gold Chaser in 18th Century London by Richard Edgecumbe.
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H. Fish, London. An 18K gold key wind pair case repoussé pocket watch signed by H Manly London Hallmark for 1743
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