AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 750

DESCRIPTION: Matheson, Leith, spring detent pocket chronometer with wind indicator, 12 jewels, key wind and set gilt plate movement with Earnshaw's escapement, free sprung, bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, helical balance spring and diamond endstone, in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel open face case with London hallmark and date letter for the year 1887, and Roman numeral, double sunk, white enamel dial, blued steel whip and spade hands, serial #82347, 55mm.
CONDITION: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Minor dents; Dings and pin pricks; Scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on inner surface of case; Dome with filled winding hole; Crystal with minor scratches and flakes; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Top plate refinished; Minor scratches, balance cock & bottom plate. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500