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Lot 820 (The Watches Auction, 24th September 2019)

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY POCKET WATCH

Sold for £110


Condition report

Good condition overall
Scratches and discolouration to cases consistent with age and use
No key to check if working at present
Dial with chip to edge, slightly yellowed

 

SILVER OPEN FACE KEY WIND PAIR CASED POCKET WATCH,
the movement signed James Brown Epsom and Charles Reading 1829, the round white enamel dial with Roman numerals in black, railroad outer seconds track in black, leaf hands, 55mm case, full Sheffield hallmarks for 1823 to the inner case interior, also to outer case interior, 150g gross

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.