Massive 18K gold English quarter repeater pocket watch, c1831

Massive 18K gold English quarter repeater pocket watch, c1831

Code: 5.20

£4,950.00 Approx $6073.62, €5762.51, ¥40573.77

This is a massive gold pocket watch which weighs in total 153g.

The watch has clear assay marks for 18K gold and hallmarks for London 1831

The watch has a push down stem activated quarter repeater function with two hammers striking on the inner gongs. To hear and see the watch chime, please click on the link below:

https://youtu.be/cfu7YO6ha7E 

 

Movement – the gilt full plate fusee movement has an English cylinder escapement with an S shaped bi metallic balance wheel. The movement has a push down stem activated quarter repeater function. The movement is signed “James Shearer, Devonshire Street, Queen Square, London, No 468”.  The movement is in 90% mint condition – light marks and scratches

Case – the movement comes in a huge 18K gold open face case, which has a hinged back, inner and bezel. The case is decorated with coin edged sides and engine turning. The case has case makers marks for “TW”. The case is in 95% mint condition – a beautiful large gold case

Dial – the off white enamel dial has a pair of blue steel beetle and poker hands with a sub seconds dial also. The dial is in 90% mint condition – several fine hairlines on the sub seconds dial and on one the 12 and 7

The watch measures 54mm wide x 19mm deep

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch is key wound / key set and comes with a key