English Freesprung Gold Full Hunter


Signed   Le Cheminant   Wimpole Str    London    
Hallmarked London   1896
Diameter   51 mm         

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A late 19th Century English freesprung lever with reverse fusee in a gold full hunter case.  Gilt three quarter plate keywind movement with reverse fusee and chain. Harrison’s maintaining power. Plain cock with diamond endstone, compensation balance with freesprung blue steel overcoil hairspring. English double roller lever escapement, screwed in jewelling, escape and lever pivots with endstones. Signed and numbered white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel hands. Substantial plain 18 carat gold full hunter case, gold bow.  Wound and set through the gold cuvette, maker’s mark “FT” in an oval.  Red morocco covered presentation case.

The watch has 89g of 18ct gold without the movement the price is very close to scrap, save me from the pot!