Samson, London, a mid 18th century silver repousse pair cased verge pocket watch, key wind and set, gilt full plate movement with pierced and engraved balance bridge, Tompion regulator, square baluster pillars and decorative steel work in a silver pair case, the outer with rococo style repousse ornament, the back with scene featuring Chronos and Hope, roman numeral arcaded white enamel dial with arabic five minute markers, gold hands, serial #4152, 50mm, c1765.
CONDITION: CASE: Inner and outer surface of outer case with fine abrasion; Inner case with shallow dings and dents; Inner case with minor scratches; Catch button replaced; Crystal with fine scratches. DIAL: Fine scratches; Deeper scratch from 7:00-1:00, following curve of chapter. HANDS: Minute hand short. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor dings and scratches on plate; Screws with minor losses to blue. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, good balance, will tick briefly, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $550