An unusual presentation watch ?

Allan C. Purcell

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Hi John- While searching for more of this type of watch I came across No. 6078. It would appear they got their photographs mixed up, take a good look at photograph No. 4. Also, notice the compensation weights, they are exactly like yours. The confusion for me is the hallmark, they say it is 1845. Still looking for more. Allan




t 4137. Pocket watch: out of the ordinary, particularly heavy Pocket chronometer by Robert Roskell, Liverpool, No. 6078, the Hallmark 1845

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Lot 4137Pocket watch: out of the ordinary, particularly heavy Pocket chronometer by Robert Roskell, Liverpool, No. 6078, the Hallmark 1845
Approx. Ø62mm, approx. 216g, glossy silver case with Hallmarks of 1845, case-makers-hallmark IBWW, chronometer escapement with spring according to Earnshaw, two-piece bimetallic compensation balance, the short-ripe halves according to Earnshaw with two wedge-shaped at the corners and sliding brass-mass weights, and a large steel screw per Mature half, as in the case of Earnshaw steel pins with Eyelets for the stabilization of the Balance to weight the Mass, finely engraved balance cock, gebläutes steel Chaton with Diamond cap jewel for the Balance wheel, screwed gold Chaton for the escape wheel shaft, blued, cantilever signed at the end of a helical spring with terminal curve, main plate and numbered, original, signed enamel dial, blued steel hands, very beautiful condition, fully functional, impressive Chronometer. The makers of Liverpool-born Robert Roskell (CA. 1805-1873) was one of the most famous English chronometers. He was both a marine chronometer, as well as ultra-fine Pocket chronometer. There is also a Roskell-signed Pocket chronometer of Earnshaws Sugar-Tong-type.
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