17 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
Willis. An 18k Gold Hunter Case Keywound Lever Pocket Watch with Start and Stop Mechanism
Signed Richard Willis, Liverpool, 12 Everton Road, Liverpool, No. 1880, Mid 19th Century
Full plate gilt-finished lever movement, chain fusée, bimetallic compensation balance, metal dust cover, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic five minute divisions, sunken subsidiary seconds dial, blued steel hands, polished circular case, plain monogram plaque to the front cover, coin-edge band, lever in the band to start and stop watch, dial and movement signed, case and movement numbered, case stamped J. C. F. & Co.
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