Joseph White & Son, Conventry, Makers to the Admiralty, Movement No. 40490, Case No. 40491, 50 mm, 132 g, circa 1921
A precision pocket watch bearing a solid 18k gold movement, made in an extraordinary quality. We know of only two other pieces with a solid 18k gold movement of English provenance Case: 18k gold, polished, gold dome, case maker punch mark "FT" (Frederick Thoms). Dial: silvered, engine-turned, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, 18k gold, signed, punch mark "FT" (Frederick Thoms), gold chatoned, English lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, blued freesprung hairspring, engraved balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.
Estimate 8,500 - 10,000 €
Price Realised 9,000 €
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