Pearce, Nottingham, a decorative, 18 karat gold lever fusee pocket watch, 7 jewels, key wind and set gilt full plate movement, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, engine turned open face case with scalloped band, fancy bow, Chester hallmark and date letter for the year 1830, roman numeral gold dial decorated with with closely spaced concentric rings and multi color gold foliate border, gold spade and whip hands, 48mm, 101.6g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: Back with small shallow dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on dome; Engine turning worn smooth; Bow a bit loose; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: scratches on dial. HANDS: Minute hand replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; A few specks of verdigris; Dirty. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Movement runs briefly, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $850