Lot 4080. Pocket watch: particularly heavy English gold savonnette with computing anchor escapement, and the rare 15-second ad, Morris Tobias & Co, London No. 882, Hallmarks 1806

Sold:€ 2 500
Auction date:04.05.2019   16:30
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Lot 4080Pocket watch: particularly heavy English gold savonnette with computing anchor escapement, and the rare 15-second ad, Morris Tobias & Co, London No. 882, Hallmarks 1806
Approx. 56mm, about 177g, 18K Gold, Hallmarks of 1806, case makers mark JH, Savonnette with floral relief border, original signed dust cover, referred to as "Patent", decorative clamp, intricately designed, Diamond endstone, very rare English plant with rake anchor escapement, Liverpool Windows and temperature compensation, signed and numbered, original, signed and numbered enamel dial, rare second ad with 15 seconds of rotation time, original hands in red gold, very nice state of preservation, fully functional. This watch is very rare. A silver copy of this manufacturer with the number 1017 achieved already in 2006, 3,000 Swiss francs (source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/mgN). The version in 18K Gold for connoisseurs of this very early computing anchor watch is a rarity. Only a very few of these watches were made in Gold (source:https://www.cortrie.EN/go/qGV). The term "Patent" on the dust cover and the dial refers to the Patent of the inventor Peter Litherland in 1791.

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