Beautiful engraved top plate and balance cock. Comes from one of the most eminent families of watchmakers in the mid 18th century.
He is well listed in all the reference books. For a good example you can look at: G. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Vol. 210: He has watches and clocks on display in several collections.Silver inner case in very good condition. Hallmarked for London 1769, and numbered. The same number that is engraved on the movement.
The case is also marked with the case makers initials. There is a crown engraved on the back side of the inner case. Very high quality repousse silver original outer case.Spectacular and beautiful in mint condition! Amazing and interesting scene from the ancient greek empire. While Diogenes the greek philosopher was relaxing in the morning sunlight near the barrel that he lived in, Alexander the great, thrilled to meet the famous philosopher, asked if there was any favour he might do for him. Diogenes replied, Yes, stand out of my sunlight. White early enamel dial with Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic numerals for the minutes. Steel beetle and poker hands. The dial has two scratches in the upper and lower center, and some very tiny chips on the border line at the edges.
The hands are original and mint in every way. It is a large and heavy silver pair case pocket watch. The silver inner case is 40 mm wide and the silver repousse outer case is 48 mm. The watch weighs 102 grams. A lovely high domed clear crystal glass.
As you can see from the pictures, it is a lovely and spectacular watch in an amazing condition!! The item "AMAZING ANTIQUE SILVER REPOUSSE PAIR CASE VERGE FUSEE POCKET WATCH 1769" is in sale since Saturday, January 27, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "hourtimes" and is located in NETANYA. This item can be shipped worldwide.