18kt Gold John Glover Hunter-case Chronometer Watch, London, made for the American market, c. 1840, engine-turned case with roman numeral enameled dial marked "J. Glover/London/304/Chronometer," sunk seconds, and blued spade hands, key-wind, key-set movement with free-sprung detent escapement, with helical hairspring, housed in an American case, dia. 54.5 mm, 134g.
Provenance: The estate of David G. Newsom.
Patrizzi & Co., Hotel Richemond, Geneva, November 18, 2008, Lot 3555.
case with very little wear, dial in clean condition, winding setting and ticking at time of cataloging.
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