20K Yellow Gold Verge Fusee Thomas Tompion Pocket Watch

20K Yellow Gold Verge Fusee Thomas Tompion Pocket Watch - SOLD

VC3-04-SOLD
$25,000.00
20K Yellow Gold Verge Fusee Thomas Tompion Pocket Watch - SOLD
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20K Yellow Gold Verge Fusee Thomas Tompion Pocket Watch - SOLD

VC3-04-SOLD
$25,000.00

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20K Yellow Gold Verge Fusee Thomas Tompion Pocket Watch
England; Thomas Tompion; Man’s; Serial# 299; C. 1720
CASE: The 20K yellow gold, plain polished pair case has an open face.
DIAL: This white porcelain dial displays Roman numerals and beetle/poker hands.
MOVT: This key-set movement with verge escapement is gilt with a full plate layout and is signed.
C 3-15 (The case is in very good condition, slightly worn)
D 3-40 (The dial is in very good condition, slightly scratched)
M 3 (The movement is in very good condition)
R 9 (Rarity on a scale of #1 being very common to #10 being extremely rare)
Experts Opinion: T. Tompion was Britain’s top watchmaker of the time. The 20K pair case is unusual and hardy seen! 

Thomas Tompion was an English clock maker and watchmaker who is still regarded to this day as the Father of English Clockmaking. Tompion's work includes some of the most historic and important clocks and watches in the World and can command very high prices whenever outstanding examples appear at auction.  Tompion's excellence was based on the sound design of his productions as well as the high quality of the materials used. This together with the outstanding skills of the workmen he employed gave him an unrivalled reputation throughout the known world.