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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Solid 18K Gold Fusee Chronometer Pocket Watch. Signed FRODSHAM With a Pivoted Detent and a Helical Hairspring"
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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The watch is Swiss Made and was made for the English market. It is signed Chs Frodsham but was retailed by this firm, not made by them
The watch has clear assay marks for 18K and the watch weighs in total 136g
Movement – the nickel fusee movement has a pivoted detent escapement and a helical hairspring. The movement has gold train wheels, gold jewel settings and also a gold escape wheel. The movement is in 90% mint condition – a good clean example
Case – the movement comes in a solid 18K gold case which has a hinged inner, back and front cover. The inner cover is signed “Chronometre, Chs Frodsham” and the case is numbered 23526. The case has coin edged sides and engine turning and is in 80% mint condition – there are signs of wear and tear with rubbing and a repair on the suspension loop but still a substantial case in excellent condition
Dial – the white enamel dial has blue steel hands and is numbered 23526. The dial is in 98% mint condition – an ultra feint hairline on the 12
The watch has a mineral glass