Robert Roskell, Liverpool, Movement No. 357-38647, Case No. 38647, 72 mm, 299 g, circa 1824
A large English pocket chronometer with spring detent escapement - with original mahogany box Case: silver, polished, reeded band, case maker punch mark "LW". Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, gold spade hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, signed, chatoned, chain/fusee, moulded pillars, chronometer balance with 2 weights and 4 screws, freesprung blued helical balance spring, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.
Robert Roskell was a qualified watch- and clockmaker in Liverpool and London. Due to his various partnerships and takeovers he signed in turn with: "Robert & Son", "Hunt & Roskell", "Robert Roskell Liverpool" or "Roskell Liverpool".
Estimate 7,500 - 9,000 €
Price Realised 11,200 €
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