Sold for £3,900


Lot details

Jessop of London - a George III 18ct gold pair cased doctor’s open faced pocket watch, the white enamel dial signed 'Jessop Southampton Street Strand London' and being unusual in having outer sweep seconds hand, with fine outer scale, and subsidiary main dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, push button quarter repeat, the inner case having finely engraved back cover, the outer case being plain, the chain driven verge fusee movement having rose cut diamond end stone, pierced balance cock, signed 'Jessop Southampton Street Strand London' and numbered 2503, the dust cover being further signed and numbered, case assayed London 1787, gross weight 213g, gross dia.64mm

Condition report

Dial excellent all over.

Glass excellent.

Outer case excellent with one small mark/dent only, approx. 1mm across.

Marks good.

Inner case excellent.

Both hinges good.

Inner case lined with bell metal.

Watch runs well.

All visible components in excellent condition.

Strikes hours and quarters correctly.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.

 

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