Verge Fusee Tho Webb London - Men - 1839

Description
Verge Fusee Tho Webb London - Men - 1839
Mechanical hand winding - Silver

Pocket watch made by Tho Webb in London in 1839.

The timepiece is a fusee verge escapement.
The movement has been fully serviced, and now runs perfectly and on time.
The deviation is approx. 1 minute per 24 hours at most.
There is a large (diameter: 4 mm) rose cut diamond in the cove as an axial bearing.

The dust cover is a work of art in itself.
It is signed by the maker.
There is a hare depicted next to the compass to make the timepiece run faster, and a snail to make it run slower.

Both of the silver cases are in very neat condition.
It has no dents or scratches.
Both cases hinge and close perfectly.
They are marked with a "D" from 1839

The dial is in neat condition.
No chips and no hairline cracks.

The hands are original.

The glass with bullseye is in neat condition.

The diameter is 57 mm.
The thickness is 25 mm.
Weight is 145 grams

Lot details
Brand
Verge Fusee Tho Webb London
Gender
Men
Period
1839
Movement
Mechanical hand winding
Case material
Silver
Material fineness
925
Type
Pocket watch
Shipped Insured
Yes
Condition
Worn with little to no signs of use
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