Lot 136
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JAMES MCCABE, LONDON A GOLD OPEN-FACED KEYLESS POCKET CHRONOMETER WITH UP-AND-DOWN INDICATION1877, NO. 04925

Estimate
1,700 - 2,600 GBP
Sold
7,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • James McCabe
  • A GOLD OPEN-FACED KEYLESS POCKET CHRONOMETER WITH UP-AND-DOWN INDICATION1877, NO. 04925
• Movement: gilded ¾ plate, free-sprung, spring-detent escapement, blued steel helical spring, bi-metallic compensation balance with timing screws, diamond endstone, signed and numbered Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, 04925• Dial: silvered, black Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary dials for seconds and up-and-down indication, blued steel hands, signed and numbered Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, 04925• Case: 18ct gold plain polished case, the back centred with decoratively engraved blank cartouche, hallmarked Chester 1877, case maker's mark H.C. (possibly H.G.) incuse, plain polished gold cuvette with maker's mark F.T within an oval cartouche (possibly Frederick Trahern), gold pendant and bow
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