A Jos. Johnstone open-face pocket watch, ca 1800. Jos. Johnstone, Liverpool movement and case signed 403. Gold open-face case, dial and hands. Massey type III. Three-spoke gold balance. Bosley regulator cap; balance foot reads "Lever." Cock reads "Detach'D." 18k Chester hallmarks for 1824-25 by SPP. Key-wind and -set. Roman numeral dial. Subsidiary seconds at 6 o'clock. Applied tricolor floral accents on the outer ring of the dial. Engraved flower on subsidiary seconds dial. Gold-tone hands.
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