English silver Rack Lever with 30 tooth scape wheel. c1858

English silver Rack Lever with 30 tooth scape wheel. c1858

Code: WE3

£450.00 Approx $583.66, €498.89, ¥3913.04
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The case has hallmarks for Chester 1858

The watch has a good balance and chain but the watch is fully wound and not ticking.

Movement – the gilt full plate fusee movement has a three arm steel balance, diamond endstone and a rack ever escapement with a larger 30 tooth scape wheel. The movement ha a large carved watch cock and is signed “Richard Burns, Manchester” 1300. The movement is in 95% mint condition – light marks. The movement has a gilt dust cap

Case – the movement comes in a silver open face case, which has a hinged inner, back and bezel. The watch is wound from the back and is set from the front and the movement swings out from the front also. The case is in 70% mint condition – many dents and bruises

Dial – the off white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands and a 15 second subsidiary seconds dial. The dial is in 95% mint condition – excellent condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 53mm x 22mm deep

The watch is key wound / key set and will come with a key