BLOCKLEY. A FINE SILVER OPENFACE WATER RESISTANT FREE SPRUNG KEYLESS POCKETWATCH WITH ORIGINAL OBSERVATION AND TRAVELLING CASE

Lot №: 65444
Estimate: $2,796 - 4,193
10 June 1998
Sold price
$4,822
Auction: WATCHES
London

Description

Blockley. A fine silver openface water resistant free sprung keyless pocketwatch with original observation and travelling caseSigned Herbert Blockley, Succr to Lund & Blockley, 41 Duke Street, St. James's, SW1, no. 2/1237, 1890sThe frosted gilt three-quarter plate chain fusee movement, bimetallic balance with ruby endstone, the flat blued steel free sprung hairspring with double overcoil, English lever escapement, jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for running seconds and 50 hour power reserve indication, blued steel hands, in plain silver case with screwed back and bezel, special screwed cap for the winder, in original numbered three tier observation box with ivory key and in mahogany outer travelling case with inset brass drop handle and brass catch, dial and movement signed and numbered60 mm. diam. London 1896