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William Farrow Silver Pair-cased Verge Watch with Calendar

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

William Farrow Silver Pair-cased Verge Watch with Calendar, London, No. 229, c. 1730, the outer case opens to the plain inner case stamped EM, silver dial marked Farrow with raised Roman numerals and arcaded chapter, blued-steel beetle and poker hands and recessed calendar, swing-out, fusee, verge movement engraved Wm. Farrow/ London/ 229, finely pierced balance cock with grotesque mask, foot, and silvered dial regulator stage, steel balance with hairspring, and squared baluster pillars, dia. 49 mm.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, Balance spring, Fusee, Watch