- George P. Reed. A prototype lever stop watch movement - George P. Reed. A prototype lever stop watch movement

  • Lot number 
    1324
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Pocket watch

Description

Unnumbered, signed with patent date May 12, 1863
Gilt and damascened ¾ plate movement with jeweled straight line long lever escapement, bimetallic balance with blued arms, flat spring, key wound going barrel, back plate cut away to reveal the hour and minute wheel work, each with a setting square, Signed white enamel dial with 60 seconds ring enclosing 12-minute register (right) and subsidiary dials for 12-hour chapter ring (left) and continuous seconds, blued steel sweep hand and register hands, gilt seconds hand, now in an associated and adapted silver hunting case
46.6mm diameter of pillar plate