12 November 2007
Antram. A fine and rare silver pair case astronomical verge watch
Signed Joseph Antram, No. 1086, Watchmaker to his Majesty, London, circa 1700
With gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock and foot, the chased and engraved scroll decorated dial with small hour dial with Roman numerals on silver chapter ring to six o'clock, single blued steel hand, two subsidiary dials indicating date combined with phases of the moon, date, three apertures indicating the planets, month combined with the numbers of the days and symbol and the daytimes, in plain circular inner and outer cases, swivel bow, movement signed
46 mm. diam.
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