Stock No. : 0461

Samuel Toulmin
London, c1760
Gilt pair cases
Verge movement

MOVEMENT : Gilded verge fusee movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock. Signed and numbered (12340). It is in excellent original condition, with the gilding still bright and no noticeable scratches. It is running well.

DIAL : White enamel, 35.5 mm in diameter. It is in very good condition with just a few surface scratches but no hairlines, chips or repairs.

INNER CASE : Gilt brass, 41.5 mm in diameter. No maker’s marks. Good overall condition and nice high dome bull’s eye crystal with no damage except one small chip on the edge at 12. The hinge and catch are fine and the case closes properly.

OUTER CASE : Gilt brass, 48 mm in diameter. The hinge is a bit worn, though intact. The catch is fine and the case snaps shut. The gilt has been worn through to the brass but otherwise in very good condition.

Loomes list Samuel Toulmin at the Stand, London from before 1757 up to 1783. The “lace” decoration to the edge of the balance cost dates this watch to around 1760.