DENT. A SILVER OPENFACE KEYLESS POCKET CHRONOMETER

Lot №: 65454
Estimate: $2,796 - 4,193
10 June 1998
Sold price
$4,179
Auction: WATCHES
London

Description

Dent. A silver openface keyless pocket chronometer Signed Dent, Watchmaker to the Queen, 33 Cockspur Street, Charing Cross, London, no. 26594, 1870sThe frosted gilt three-quarter plate fusee movement, jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, the plain cock with diamond endstone, free sprung, blued steel helical spiral with overcoils, bimetallic balance, Earnshaw spring detent escapement, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel spade hands, in plain openface silver case with hinged cuvette, casemaker's mark JTW, with associated presentation box, dial and movement signed and numbered59 mm. diam. London 1871