Watch with Flamenville dead-beat escapement. London, c 1759.

Exton, David

Watch with Flamenville dead-beat escapement. London, c 1759.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

This watch, signed by Josh Harris is in a silver pair-case hall marked 1759. Only the wealthy could afford pocket watches in the 18th century. They were the most intricate mechanical devices made for sale and represented the highest quality of mechanical work then performed.

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