MOVEMENT : Very clean, almost mint, gilded movement, with blued screws and ‘portrait’ balance cock. Running well. It is fully signed and numbered (7111).
DIAL : The large white enamel dial is about 47 mm in diameter. It is in excellent condition with just some light surface scratches but no hairlines or repairs. Very fine and unusual matching gold hands.
INNER CASE : Hallmarks for Birmingham 1808, maker’s mark WH. The case is in very good condition and snaps shut nicely. The high dome bull’s eye crystal has a few scratches but no chips or cracks. The bow and pendant are fine without the usual repaired join to the case. The silver is in very good condition with no significant scratches or dents.
OUTER CASE : A very heavy case, with matching hallmarks to the inner and again in fine condition. The hinge and catch are good and the case snaps shut properly.
Loomes lists Henry Bagshaw in London between 1808 and 1813,