A beautiful sterling Silver Verge fusee pocket watch. With repouse outercase and date indicator. Jan Gould of Amsterdam. Perfectly working fusee verge movement with a very nice. Pierced and engraved balance bridge, Egyptian pillars. And silver regulation disc. The movement is signed. The really gorgeous Sterling silver repouse outer case is in a. The silver inner case is clearly hallmarked for London. Year letter d what stands for the year 1779. The covers from both cases closing nice and tight. The beautiful porcelain dial with date indicator is also in a. Very nice condition, the crystal bulls eye glass is near mint nos. The movement is recently cleaned and serviced, running with a. Great motion and a good strong tick, in all positions. The whole chain down. Is well listed In Brian Loomes. “Watchmakers and Clock makers of the World”. Across 49mm, including bow 66mm. Stunning condition and long-term investment for this verge watch. Will be delivered with a fitting key, and an. Extra key set with 14 keys. Watches of this period are not accurate Quartz timekeepers. See my other items. The item “SuperB Verge fusee Pocket watch repousse case, calendar Jan Gould Amsterdam 1779″ is in sale since Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “fairtradeholland” and is located in Helmond. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year of Manufacture: Pre-1800
- Brand: Jan Gould Amsterdam
- Closure: Open Face
- Features: 12-Hour Dial
- Movement: Mechanical: Hand-winding
- Country Made: Holland
- Age: 1779
- Country of Manufacture: England
- Material: Sterling Silver
- Escapement Type: Verge
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1813 SUPERB MOVEMENT, HUGE PAIR CASE VERGE FUSEE ENGLISH S/SILVER POCKET WATCH. Almost Goliath in size, this is an extremely nice pocket watch, in working order, fitted with the original bullseye glass & enamel dial, with a nice movement. The movement is unsigned but has a serial number 2059. In working order, winds nicely, ticking slowly though, and not tested for accuracy of time, so will need at least a service. The inner and outer cases are both hallmarked London with date letter S for the year 1813. Dial very nice, missing minute hand, wear to glass. The outer case approx 65mm in diameter & weighs an impressive 118 grams, the inner case 55mm in diameter. Overall weight an impressive 337 grams. We are constantly adding to our ever increasing range and have a large assortment of American Railroad Grade Pocket Watches. American Railroad Pocket watches. Were amongst the highest grade watches made, having been made for the railways makes them a great choice to use every day, mainly for their durability over time. Their lower production quantities and of course their high grade movements make them also a great gift or investment. A typical railroad’s requirements for a pocket watch in the early 20th century might include. Only American-made watches may be used (depending on availability of spare parts). Only open-faced dials, with the stem at 12 o. Minimum of 17 functional jewels in the movement. Size 16 or 18 only. Maximum variation of 30 seconds (approximately 4 seconds daily) per weekly check. Watch adjusted to at least five positions: Face up and face down (the positions a watch might commonly take when laid on a flat surface); then crown up, crown pointing left, and crown pointing right (the positions a watch might commonly take in a pocket). Occasionally a sixth position, crown pointing down, would be included. Adjusted for severe temperature variance and isochronism (variance in spring tension). Indication of time with bold legible Arabic numerals, outer minute division, second dial, heavy hands. Lever used to set the time (no risk of inadvertently setting the watch to an erroneous time, when winding the watch with the stem). Anti-magnetic protection (after the advent of diesel-electric locomotives). The minimum requirements were raised several times as watch-making technology progressed, and the watch companies produced newer, even more reliable models. By WW2, many railroads required watches that were of a much higher grade (as many as 23 jewels, for example) than those made to comply with the original 1891 standard. _gsrx_vers_625 GS 6.9.7 (625). The item “1813 SUPERB MOVEMENT, HUGE PAIR CASE VERGE FUSEE ENGLISH S/SILVER POCKET WATCH” is in sale since Monday, August 29, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “hnco” and is located in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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