W11139

Heavy Gold Keyless Fusee with up/down Dial

£5,250.00

Signed   Clerke Royal Exchange London
Hallmarked   1888
Diameter   51 mm         

1 in stock

Description

 

A late 19th Century English keyless fusee freesprung lever with power reserve in a gold half hunter case. Gilt half plate keyless movement with fusee and chain. Harrison’s maintaining power. Plain cock with diamond endstone.  Compensation balance, freesprung blue steel overcoil hairspring. English table roller lever escapement. Screwed in jewelling, escape and lever pivots with endstones.  Signed and numbered white enamel dial with subsidiaries for power reserve and seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel half hunter hands. Substantial plain 18 carat half hunter case (144g) with blue enamel chapter ring, two flysprings to the front cover.  Monogram engraved on the back of a dragons head in an oval surmounted by a five pointed crown.  Plain gold cuvette. Maker’s mark “AS” in an rectangle and number corresponding to that on the movement.

A high quality English timepiece in excellent overall condition. The crown denotes the owner was an Earl