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    Sale 1533

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches and the R.O.

    17 June 2005, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    J. BLURTON, SOMERSON, W. LACY, ISAAC GRASSET. A LOT OF FOUR SILVER POCKET WATCHES

    RESPECTIVELY SIGNED J. BLURTON, STOURBRIDGE, NO. 902 CIRCA 1790; SOMERSON, LONDON, NO. 7136, CIRCA 1740; WM. LACY, LONDON, NO. 856, CIRCA 1800; ISAAC GRASSET & CIE, GENEVE, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    J. BLURTON, SOMERSON, W. LACY, ISAAC GRASSET. A LOT OF FOUR SILVER POCKET WATCHES
    Respectively Signed J. Blurton, Stourbridge, No. 902 circa 1790; Somerson, London, No. 7136, circa 1740; Wm. Lacy, London, No. 856, circa 1800; Isaac Grasset & Cie, Geneve, circa 1880
    The first with gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusee, pierced and decorative balance cock and foot, turned pillars, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the center field with painted image of an early steam locomotive and carriages, in plain pair case; the second with gilt-brass verge movement, pierced and engraved balance cock, chain fusee, square baluster pillars, white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, inner case with later engraving, the outer case repoussé and pierced depicting a classical scene; the third with gilt- finished verge movement, chain fusee, turned pillars, painted enamel dial with scene of a gentleman and horse beside a windmill and river, the sails of the windmill acting as the subsidiary seconds, outer chapter ring with arabic numerals, in plain pair case; the fourth with gilt-finished lever movement incorporating special winding stem system, bi-metallic compensation balance, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, in engine-turned case; all four watches signed on the movements
    58mm, 49mm, 58mm and 51mm diams. (4)


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