Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 375

THOMAS MUDGE LONDON SILVER Thomas Mudge, London, No. 552, circa 1778. Fine silver pair-cased early center second with cylinder escapement.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 3,750

OUTER: Two-body, polished, INNER: Two-body, "bassine" with deep back, polished. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers. Blued steel "beetle and poker" hands. 38 mm. frosted gilt full-plate with square baluster pillars, fusee and chain, cylinder escapement with brass escape wheel, steel balance with flat balance spring, single-footed cock with diamond endstone, gilt brass dust cap.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 43-8

Back threading damaged

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Signed on the movement and the dust cap. DIAM. 55 mm.THICKNESS 27 mm.