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Lot No. 577 (89th Auction)
Barwise, London, Movement No. 10 102, Case No. 10102, 51 mm, 122 g, circa 1829

A very fine precision pocket watch
Case: 18k gold, polished, case maker punch mark "WW", signed movement protection cap. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, numbered, signed, gold spade hands. Movm.: full plate movement, firegilt, chain/fusee, keywind, moulded pillars, English lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, applied silver regulator scale, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.

John Barwise (1757 - 1842)
Barwise was one of London's most renowned makers of precision watches and one of the few watchmakers who served as an expert on the Board of Longitude during the chronometer dispute between John Arnold and Thomas Earnshaw.
Estimate  1,800 - 2,800 €

Price Realised  1,200 €
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