London, South Kensington
28 March 2001
A PRE-BALANCE SPRING ASTRONOMICAL VERGE POCKET WATCH MOVEMENT IN LATER CASE
Johannes Jaques, Rotterdam, mid-17th Century.
finely foliate engraved gilt dial with silvered Roman hour chapter ring, single hand, day of the week dial, dial for age and date of the moon, apertures for months and days of the week, gilt fusee movement with pierced foliate pillars, steel balance without hairspring, the backplate signed Johannes Jaques, Rotterdam, setup with pierced blued steel foliate feet, early type balance cock (foot missing), in a later silver case, diameter 47mm.
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