Admirable 18K Hunt & Roskell Superb Quality
English Helical Hairspring, Detent Chronometer Pocket Watch
Manufacturer: Hunt & Roskell Location: London,
England; Type: Man’s; Serial # 11179; Circa Date: 1885
CASE: 16 Size, 50mm, hunter case, 18K yellow, floral decorations, signed
DIAL: White, porcelain/single sunk, Roman numerals, spade hands, signed
“Hunt & Roskell, London.”
MOVT: 16 Jewel, stem-set, No. 11179, chronometer, helical hairspring,
gilt, full plate, signed.
C 3 (The case is in very good condition)
D 2 (The dial is in perfect condition)
M 2 (The movement is in perfect condition)
R 8-1/2 (#1 is considered common to #10,
which is extremely rare)
78 dwts. (122 grams) T. W. Hunt & Roskell were a successful partnership and
sold many fine timepieces. The pocket chronometer was one of their specialties.
This extra special example shows why they were so successful. Fancy carved case,
seconds at 9:00 o’clock dial and quality second to none. Wow – outstanding!