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Lot 24: A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY LONGCASE REGULATOR, ROBERT BRYSON, EDINBURGH, CIRCA 1840 |

Of Royal and Noble Descent

by Sotheby's

January 19, 2017

London, United Kingdom

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Description: silvered dial with annular minutes enclosing subsidiary hours and seconds dials, signed Robt. Bryson, Edinburgh, the movement with shaped plates, deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, very high count train, mounted on a cast-iron bracket, the separately suspended mercury pendulum with steel flask, silvered beat plaque, the plain case with glazed trunk door,

Condition Report: Dial in good condition but rather dirty. Movement is complete but very much in need of a clean, pendulum contains mercury. Case in generally good condition though rather dry and some mouldings detached but we have them, one moulding missing from lower right side of hood. old scuffs and minor marks throughout. With mercury pendulum, winder and case key.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Dimensions: 190.5cm. 6ft. 3in. high

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