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    Sale 6992

    THE ALBERT ODMARK COLLECTION OF IMPORTANT CLOCKS AND WATCHES

    11 March 2005, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    Webster. A keyless half quarter repeating lever pocket watch

    SIGNED WEBSTER, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, NO. 17941. CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Webster. A keyless half quarter repeating lever pocket watch
    Signed Webster, Queen Victoria Street, London, No. 17941. Circa 1840
    The frosted gilt three quarter plate movement with Nicole Nielsen winding, jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, the bimetallic balance with flat blued steel hairspring, ruby endstone, lever escapement, inscribed Patent, repeating the hours, quarters and half quarter by operating a slide in the band, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer seconds ring graduated in fifths of seconds, with Arabic five minute divisions, sweep centre seconds, blued steel spade hands, in (later) eighteen carat gold case London hallmark 1981
    44 mm. diam.


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    Saleroom Notice

    This movement also incorporates Nicole Neilsen's chronograph mechanism, the three functions operated by depressing the winding crown.