DENT. AN 18 CARAT GOLD OPENFACE SPLIT SECOND CHRONOGRAPH POCKETWATCH

Lot №: 65451
Estimate: $2,796 - 4,193
10 June 1998
Sold price
$3,215
Auction: WATCHES
London

Description

Dent. An 18 carat gold openface split second chronograph pocketwatch Signed Dent, Watchmaker to the Queen, 23 Cockspur Street, London, no. 27440, Patent, 1870sThe frosted gilt three-quarter plate movement with bimetallic balance, ruby endstone, blued steel hairspring with overcoil, English lever escapement, jewelled to the third, with Nicole Nielsen winding, the white enamel dial with eccentric Roman chapter ring, subsidiary seconds, outer minute ring with central minute hand, two sweep centre seconds operated by depressing the winder, the split obtained by depressing a button in the band below the VI, in plain outer case with hinged cuvette, case, dial and movement signed52 mm. diam. London 1872