Good quality duplex movement in need of restoration, circa 1815.
Nicely engraved fullplate fusee movement jewelled to the 3rd with cap jewels on balance (lacking) and escape. Duplex (frictional-rest) escapement. Compensation balance, spiral balance-spring, Convex enamel dial. 46 mm diameter, 14.5 mm deep.
John Gibson, Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, watch and chronometer maker, made Liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company in 1812. A fine duplex watch by him is in the Clockmakers' Company collection, ex Nelthropp - see Clutton & Daniels catalogue of the collection, item 399
Dial with faint hair crack, lacking cap, hands, impulse roller balance jeweling and duplex roller. Otherwise complete but not, of course, working.
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