MUSEUM SILVER & SHELL PAIR CASED VERGE FUSEE CHAIN DRIVEN POCKET WATCH WORKING. Antique Circa 1770 silver and shell pair cased Verge fusee pocket watch in good working order. The dial is white enamel with black Roman numerals and gold coloured fancy hands. The movement is a chain driven fusee with Verge escapement Fire gilt and silver plates with fancy round pillars and set with coloured gems, pierced silver decorated cock depicting the crucifixion over a plain steel balance with Tompion type regulator. The watch winds strongly, sets and runs for over 24 hours and is in good working order running the full length of its chain keeping good time for a verge of this age.
It has a good swinging balance and good chain. The watch case is marked to the inside with the number 14060 L.
It is key wind and set. The dial and dial glass are clean and clear and free from any chips or cracks. Both cases are clean and bright and have worn as to their age with all the covers closing nice and tight. Please note there is a part of the shell missing from its pair case. The watch measures 54mm excluding crown and its pair case a big chunky 61mm.
It comes with a small silver rope chain and key as in the photos. Be sure to add me to your. As with all vintage watches, no claims are made regarding accuracy of time keeping. Vintage watches may need servicing, even if they are in good running condition, and unless otherwise stated they may need to be cleaned, timed, oiled or adjusted. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog Open.
The item "MUSEUM SILVER & SHELL PAIR CASED VERGE FUSEE CHAIN DRIVEN POCKET WATCH WORKING" is in sale since Friday, November 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches". The seller is "rigsby12" and is located in DORSET. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.