Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 102

Edw. Darwin - Masonic pocket watch, pair-cased with Masonic emblems; gilded brass

HKD 15,600 - 19,500

USD 2,000 - 2,500 / EUR 1,850 - 2,300 / CHF 2,000 - 2,500

Sold: HKD 18,750

Gilded brass, pair-cased, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch; white enamel dial. Pair cased with Masonic emblems (working tools of the various degrees of Freemasonry), clockwise: Eye of Providence, Stars, Hive, Square and Compass, the Mosaic Pavement, Level and Rule Level, Noah’s Ark surmounted by a Dove (representing the Holy Spirit), and, in the centre, the Temple of Solomon and the Sun.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Edw. Darwin, London

Year circa 1790

Movement No. 9 763

Case No. unnumbered (by “I•B / A”, probably London)

Material gilded brass

Diameter 46.9 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, verge escapement, pierced and engraved gilded English cock

Dimensions Ø 54.5 mm. (outer-case)

Signature movement