N WALKER, Montreal. No 163


£ 45.00

Interesting Liverpool supplied movement with duplex escapement, circa 1840.

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Lancashire fullplate fusee movement engraved for its Canadian retailer, the 22-size frame stamped IW. Duplex (frictional rest) escapement. 'Fancy' brass and steel non-compensating balance, spiral balance-spring. Pillar-plate 48 mm diameter.

Few duplex watches are known to have been finished in Liverpool, even less are those few retailed in Canada. 

Lacking cap, dial, brass-edge, and the original jewelled roller replaced with steel. Not cleaned by me and will just about run when wound, though not very well.