Robert Roskell Liverpool Pocket Watch - pocket watch - 21251 - Hombre - 1850 - 1900

Robert Roskell Liverpool Pocket Watch - pocket watch - 21251 - Hombre - 1850 - 1900
Cuerda manual mecánica - Oro amarillo

Rare 18 kt pocket watch, one of the masterpieces by Robert Roskell.

- 18 kt
- Condition: very good, has been restored (see pictures)
- Parachute and compensation
- Diameter: 51 mm
- Movement: unique handmade (see pictures)
- Age: between 1850 and 1900
- Glass: domed crystal glass
- Anchor escapement, three levers, thirteen jewels
- Manuel winder
- Weight: 69 grams
- Antique key (not original)
- Serviced in 2018 by a professional watchmaker

Robert Roskell - Liverpool.

Robert Roskell, along with Peter Litherland the inventor of the rack lever, was Liverpool’s most famous manufacturer of top quality rack-lever watches since first invented in 1791. Watch collectors and enthusiasts around the world consider Robert Roskell pocket watches the 'holy grail' of watch collecting and recognise him as one of the greatest watchmakers of the early 19th century.

In 1843, the Roskell business merged into Hunt & Roskell. This company became well known for producing some of the finest watches and jewellery and were also the London agents for Breguet. The company was purchased in 1889 by J.W. Bensen, also renowned top-quality watch and clock makers.

Detalles del lote
Robert Roskell Liverpool Pocket Watch
pocket watch
Número de referencia
1850 - 1900
Cuerda manual mecánica
Material de la caja
Oro amarillo
Finura del material
18 quilates
Reloj de bolsillo
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