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Longines For Russel, 15J, 1880 - SOLD
Code:   (S273 - SOLD)


Information about this timepiece

Made for Thomas Russel of Liverpool, signed by them and branded as “Russell’s Machine Made Keyless Lever”, this is an early Longines keyless pin set movement.

The balance cock shows Longines’ trademark as well as engraving commemorating a gold medal at the 1878 Paris Exposition Universelle (World Trade Fair).

Serial number dates to c 1880.

The watch contains 15 jewels and a Swiss Lever escapement with a Breguet sprung cut compensating balance.


Make Longines for Russell
Model "Russell's Machine Made Keyless Lever" 15J
Place of origin Switzerland
Date of manufacture  1880
Metal Sterling Silver by Chester
Condition Excellent. 
Warranty 6 Months
Diameter 2.2 inch / 5.7cm

Additional information

The case is premium English made and is oversized for the movement.

The case has 105 grams of silver and a gold hinge.

It shows Chester Hallmarks for Sterling Silver, the 1880 sponsor’s mark of Thos Russel and the same serial number as the movement.

2.2”/5.7cm in diameter, not including the pendant etc.

0.8”/2cm thick.


Longines For Russel, 15J, 1880


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