29 November 2007
J. W. BENSON & WILLIAM MASSEY. A LOT OF TWO 18K GOLD OPENFACE LEVER POCKET WATCHES
SIGNED J. W. BENSON, LONDON, "THE LUDGATE", CIRCA 1919 & WM. MASSEY, NANTWICH, CIRCA 1860
The first, with frosted gilt-finished three-quarter plate lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, under gold cuvette, the egg-shell enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, in circular plain case, fhe second with gilt-finished movement, lever escapement, plain three-arm balance, gold dial with three colour gold decorative rim, applied Roman numerals, decoratively engraved scroll centrefield, in engine-turned case, cases and movements signed
52 mm. and 45 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a winding key.
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