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Lawson. A Rare Full Calendar Gold Hunter Keyless Lever Pocket Watch C1900s


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Stock Ref 16082310
Brand Baume Swiss
Case Material 18ct Yellow Gold
Price 7,950.00 £
Condition Antique
Year 1900s
Movement Manual Wind Lever
Box No
Papers No
Size 55mm
Gender Men's
Finance 12 Months Interest Free Credit Available

Lawson & Son Brighton. A Rare Full Calendar Heavy 18ct Yellow Gold Hunter Keyless Lever Pocket Watch C1900s.

Dial: The superb white enamel dial with Roman numerals outer minute track signed Lawson & son Brighton. With the moon phase at twelve o'clock which is rare as nearly all moon phases were located at six o'clock. The sub dial for the date is located at nine o'clock, the sub dial for the month is located at three o'clock, the date dial and the seconds dial is located at six o'clock, this in itself is complicated to do. The hands for the watch are all original blued steel which is also rare to find.

Case: The very heavy 18ct yellow gold full hunter case (160grms) with plain front and back cases Swiss hallmarked and numbered with the casemaker's stamp B.Co which was Baume & Co. The inner cover is signed Lawson & Son Old Steine Brighton.

Movement: The excellent Swiss high quality nickel finished keyless lever movement with wolf's tooth winding, compensation balance and blued steel over coil Breguet hairspring.

Lawson & Son were a family run business based in Brighton from 1850 to 1925 supplying their affluent customers with fine and rare pocket watches clocks and jewellery. This rare and important watch is a fine example of one of these pieces because of the pristine condition that it is in. Baume & Co where suppliers of rare and important pocket watches from Switzerland to high end retailers in Britain. They were established 1n 1844.

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