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Pocket Watch Movement - Peter Litherland, Liverpool, circa 1798 Object Reg. No: ST 017699

Summary:
Gents pocket watch movement, Peter Litherland, Liverpool, no 1034, circa 1798.
Description:
White enamel dial has black roman numerals.

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Larard Bros, 1925
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.7 cm (Width), 4.4 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks, tenpus fugit
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate marked 'Peter Litherland & Corp., Liverpool, 1034'.
Maker: Mr Peter Litherland, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, circa 1798

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David Posted on 15 Mar 2010 5:28 PM
What is the rarety of a Peter litherland watch be if serial # is in the 1400's and the watch is running in the original case, original crystal perfect dial case is almost mint shape, any idea of value would be greatly appreciated, would such a watch be valuable.
Discovery Centre Posted on 16 Mar 2010 2:30 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi David. As we indicate below, Museum Victoria does not provide valuations. To obtain a valuationi you should contact a reliable horologist through the Australian Antiquarian Horological Society at http://www.clockandwatchclub.com/default.htm or through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program List of Approved Valuers http://www.arts.gov.au/tax_incentives/cgp

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