5.8 Solid 18K Gold Fusee Hunter Pocket Watch by Yates, Liverpool Beautiful Carved case and Toledo Dial. Hunter. 47mm. Key Wound / Key Set. Chester 1871

Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement with a compensated balance and diamond endstone. The movement is signed “E S Yates & Co, South Crescent Chambers, Lord St, Liverpool” # 24304 and is in 95% mint condition – very clean

Case – the movement comes in a solid 18K gold hunter case, which has a hinged inner, back and front cover. The front cover pops open when you press the button on the stem in. The case is beautifully decorated with rich carved detailing. The case has case maker's marks for RO. The case is in 95% mint condition – the button has been filled with a replacement. The rest of the case is in crisp condition

Dial – the silver Toledo dial has rich engraving on the silver and gold borders around the side and in the centre. The dial has a pair of gilt hands and a blue steel sub seconds hand. The dial is signed “E S Yates, Liverpool, 24304” and is in 95% mint condition – the enamel signature is slightly faded. The watch has a mineral glass

£2450 including shipping -