The case and box are in very nice condition. Dial : enamel made with sunken middle, Radial Roman numerals, outer ring calibrated for Minutes with Arabic numbers, original blued steel spade hands, Signed George Oram & Son London, hands and dial is in mint condition.First quality Movement : gild 4/5 plate, ratched tooth lever escapement, bi-metallic gold screw compensation balance, the raised going barrel decoratively engraved with scrolling foliage, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, 2 barrels with central wind, independent seconds with separate train, Diamond end-stone on the escapement wheel. Signed George Oram & Son, 19&18 Wilmington Square, London, The movement is in very nice working condition, cleaned and serviced by my watchmaker. Size diameter, 52 mm, weight 149 g , 1869 Movement No. In 1862 Oram & Son received an award for their excellent craftsmanship and inventiveness. Mercers "Chronometer Makers of the World" lists every single type of central seconds used by Oram & Son - this model has a jumping central seconds hand. On the movement plate, only the balance and the intricate gear work with two barrels are visible. The back is decorated with the inscription "Semper fidelis" under the picture of an arm raising an archaic mace instead of the more frequently shown sword. Sehr gut / very good. The love for old things has kept me working as an antique dealer for over twenty-five years. Originally born in Denmark, I have been living in Berlin for a long time. Always on the search for small and large treasures, the quality and the high craftsmanship of the individual pieces mean a lot to me. A fast, customer-friendly and uncomplicated process is particularly important to me. I wish you a lot of fun while browsing, should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me carsten berger.
The item "George Oram & Son very fine minute repeating pocket watch 1869" is in sale since Sunday, October 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique".antik" and is located in Potsdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.