DIAL : A fine gold champleve dial, signed as the movement. Nice early 18th century, blued steel, beetle and poker hands. Gold case, with London hallmarks for 1728, makers mark WS. Shutter to the winding aperture.
In very good condition, with some very light bruises and light scratches around the winding aperture. The hinge is fine and the bezel snaps shut correctly. The high dome crystal has some scratches but no chips. Although fitted with a shutter to the winding aperture, this watch would probably originally have had a second, outer pair case. The case maker is William Sherwood of St.
Charles Goode was one of the first London makers to use jewelled bearing in watches. This began in London between 1705 and 1710. Makers such as Goode, Tompion and Graham were among the few to fit jewels, which never became normal practice with verge escapements. Such early work is very rare. The item "Gold Antique Pocket Watch Verge, Charles Goode, London, 1728" is in sale since Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "cogs_pieces" and is located in Burton-on-Trent. This item can be shipped worldwide.