Barraud, 41 Cornhill, London, Movement No. 1658, Case No. 1658, 57 mm, 160 g, circa 1851
A precision pocket watch with spring detent escapement, sold to company William Bond & Son, Boston and in 1852 and 1853 mentioned in their records Case: sterling silver, polished, case maker's punch mark "GH" (George John Hammon). Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, gold spade hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, gilt, signed, screwed chatons, chain/fusee, moulded pillars, spring detent escapement according to Thomas Earnshaw, heavy "Pennington" type gold/platinum screw balance, freesprung blued helical balance spring with both sides passing terminal curves, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.
Estimate 7,500 - 9,000 €
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