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Pocket Watch Movement - John Taylor, Liverpool, circa 1840 Object Reg. No: ST 023755

Summary:
Gents pocket watch movement, John Taylor, Liverpool, circa 1840.
Description:
Cream enamel dial has black roman numerals and seconds dial at 6. Ring of black arabic numerals 5, 10, 15,....60 around dial. Works have ornate foliage design.

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain. Scale fast to slow.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from F. Aujard, 1954
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.5 cm (Width), 4.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Works marked 'John Taylor, Liverpool'. Dial is marked 'Improved Patent Lever'.
Maker: Mr John Taylor, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, circa 1840

Comments

diana howe Posted on 31 Dec 2009 4:37 PM
gold case, flowered ornate sides, machined patterned on back, back outside case cover #7567, key wound, movement lifts through the front crystal case opening, movement engravings, Liverpool, Taylor & Co., 7567 patent on the lever that holds the fly wheel. We know you don't do evaluations but can you give us more info on who we can ask for insurance purpose values.
Discovery Centre Posted on 04 Jan 2010 4:52 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Diana! You might try the list of Commonwealth Approved Valuers list, available here: http://www.arts.gov.au/tax_incentives/cgp
The list contains various dealers and valuers listed by state and specialty.

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