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#: 746

DESCRIPTION: England, "Patent Chronometer", 12 jewels, key wind and set, gilt half plate movement with modified Robin type escapement, and cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, in an 18 karat, yellow gold open face case with London hallmark, and date letter for the year 1860, dome engraved "Edmund Fisher Crake, Lowestoft" Roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #1416, 94.1g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: A few pin pricks; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on inner surface of case; Band with small split at 10:00; Minor scratches on crystal; Bow worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 1:00 to seconds bit, 6:00. HANDS: A few specks of oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Hairspring stud with minor oxide; One screwhead with minor discoloration. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Ticks briefly, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1800