29 November 2007
CONTINENTAL. AN 18K GOLD OPENFACE QUARTER REPEATING KEYWOUND DUPLEX POCKET WATCH
UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1854
With frosted gilt finished movement, duplex escapement with bi-metallic compensation balance, quarter repeating on two gongs via two polished steel hammers, under cuvette, the gilt engine-turned dial with roman numerals, blued steel hands, in engine-turned case, unsigned, case stamped with London hallmarks for 1854
50 mm. diam.
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