Japanese Engraved Brass Inro Watch, mid-19th century, engraved brass case, stationary dial with movable hour markers, rotating blued-steel hand, fusee movement with verge escapement, housed in a rosewood carrying case with glazed dial opening, all on a cord with key and engraved Japanese compass, ht. 2 1/2 in.
Rosewood case in good condition with a small loss of trim at top edge where lid fits on. The watch ticks with winding. The fusee has a cord not a chain. The movement has no significant repairs or restorations.
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