Baillon Paris c1740 a fine and rare watch. Here we have a rare and early attractive gold and enamel verge pocket watch with a portrait interior scene. The watch also has an early form of dial and matching gold hands. The bezel also has floral painted quarter sections. The watch has a attractive and typical 18ty century dial with the early form of latch system which is integral to the dial.
The watch also has stunning gold fretted hands that are just stunning. They shaped to pass over the winding hole details such as this set the watch off on another level. All is in good condition.The watch case is in good condition but has small amounts of damage but when you run youre fingers over it its level so I presume its just discolouration. The painting is typical French in style and of very high quality.
The bezel also has ornate quarterly sectors painted with roses etc. One has some damage but the others are great. This watch has a high clean and clear glass that is undamaged and good condition. The movement is in excellent condition and all is complete and clean. The watch was made by the reputable maker baillon of Paris and featured a silver tompion disk regulator.
It must be noted that the watch runs strongly with good amplitude face down but face up it runs intermittently. This is because the watch needs a good clean and adjusting. Other wise the watch looks just like the day it left the workshop way back in 1740. The item "Antique 22ct Gold Fusee Verge Portrait Enamel Scene Pocket Watch C.1740" is in sale since Saturday, July 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches".
The seller is "mikedickie2" and is located in Radlett. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.