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Fine & V Rare John Pace of Bury, London hallmarked c1827 18k Gold Pocket Watch

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This extraordinary & extremely rare piece is nearly 200 years old, dating back to year 1827, yet it’s in remarkable condition & in excellent working order. Made by the most important English watchmaker John Pace of Bury during the Georgian era, showcasing an exceptional craftsmanship, this timepiece is unrivalled in value & cultural significance. ~~~ Designed as an open case, crafted with refined elegance, the CASE is fully performed in 18K yellow gold, measuring 50mm, featuring an artfully embossed in foliate motif edges & elaborate engine turned case back The case is stamped 18 & bearing a London hallmark on inside & a letter date - 1827. Bow & crown are both beautifully detailed in floral motif & bearing a 18 stamp & hallmark DIAL is in beautiful condition, Crafted in 18K solid gold, adorned with champagne coloured Roman numerals & original spade hands, with winding aperture at 1 o'clock Fusee MOVEMENT is signed ”John Pace Bury” & numbered It’s hand engraved & features diamond set escapement, running strong & accurate Total item’s weight: 69gr. The piece comes in generic box, accompanied by valuation / watch report ~~~ A truly fascinating one-of-a-kind piece does deserve a museum display, but can become quite an important addition to your antique collection...
  • Creator:
    John Pace
  • Case Material:
  • Weight:
    69 g
  • Case Shape:
    Round
  • Movement:
  • Case Dimensions:
    Width: 1.97 in (50 mm)
  • Style:
    George III
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1827
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    MELBOURNE, AU
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU3412219018482
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