Desbois & Wheeler, London. An 18K gold key wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch London Hallmark for 1810, movement dated 1811, converted from a duplex to a lever escapement in 1907

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Lot 19
Desbois & Wheeler, London. An 18K gold key wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch
London Hallmark for 1810, movement dated 1811, converted from a duplex to a lever escapement in 1907

Sold for £ 1,657 (US$ 2,097) inc. premium
Desbois & Wheeler, London. An 18K gold key wind quarter repeating open face pocket watch
Date: London Hallmark for 1810, movement dated 1811, converted from a duplex to a lever escapement in 1907
Movement: Gilt full plate converted English lever, 3-arm balance, two polished hammers striking on two gongs activated via the plunge repeat, striking mechanism by Matthew Stogden, diamond end stone, No.1885
Dial: White, black Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, gilt spade hands
Case: Polished hinged, engraved crest and initials to back
Signed: Case & movement
Size: 51mm
Accompaniments: Letter from D.Desbois & Sons dated August 1936 detailing the history of the watch, Russell & Son fitted case
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