18K Gold 7-1/2 Minute Repeater with Diamond Endstone Thomas Earnshaw
Pocket Watch | Antique 1810s
Manufacturer: Thomas Earnshaw; Country: England; Type: Man's; Serial #4896;
7/1/2 Minute Repeater, Diamond End Stones.
Size: Measures 52 MM.
Style: Open Face.
Material: 18K Yellow Gold.
Decorations: Engine Turned, Machined.
Conditions: C 2 (The case is in Perfect condition)
Numerals: Roman Numerals.
Conditions: D 3 (The dial is in Very Good condition)
Jewels: 6 Jewels
Setting: Key Wind/Key Set
Escapement: Verge Escapement.
Material: Gilt, Diamond Endstones.
Layout: Full Plate Layout.
Conditions: M 3
(The movement is in Very Good condition)
Thomas Earnshaw was a famous watchmaker who in 1780 devised a modification to
the detached chronometer escapement, the detent being mounted on a spring
instead of on pivots. (Spring Detent Chronometer)